Vision, Aims and Mission

The School’s Vision, Aims and Mission

Aims and Values at Thomas Reade Primary School

Our vision is to develop caring citizens with a lifelong love of learning, embracing excellence and enjoyment.

We aim to work with our children to enable them to:

• develop lively, flexible and enquiring minds
• develop, in a balanced way spiritual, moral, social, cultural, personal and academic qualities and thus prepare them for the wider world
• become effective learners with high motivation and good work habits
• have high self esteem, self confidence and developing independence
• set their own high standards and make the best possible progress in all areas of the curriculum
• respect themselves, others and the environment
• enjoy their time spent in primary school and take a pride in their achievements
• have equal access both physically and through the curriculum for all children regardless of disabilities

In order to give our children the best chance of achieving these aims, we will give them high-quality professional support by:

• providing a friendly, caring and happy school
• helping staff to achieve their potential through teamwork and mutual respect
• working with parents for the benefit of their children’s education
• providing a broad and balanced curriculum
• using a variety of teaching and learning styles in a stimulating learning environment
• acknowledging the individuality of each child and planning work in response to their needs
• developing their independence and self-motivation
• giving children opportunities to reflect on their work and behaviour
• using a variety of up-to-date resources
• providing an enriched programme of extracurricular activities, visitors to the school and visits our of school
• removing boundaries to learning for all