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St Andrew's C of E Primary School

St Andrew's C of E Primary School

Our Aims and Ethos

We want our children to enjoy life to the full and to be fully prepared for their future.

We aim for all our children to be:

CONFIDENT & HAPPY 

EFFECTIVE LEARNERS

EXCELLENT COMMUNICATORS

RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS

Reception

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CONFIDENT & HAPPY

  • With a strong sense of self and a growing spiritual awareness
  • Developing independence and a range of healthy interests
  • Aware of their own ambitions and potential to succeed
  • Enthusiastic and fun-loving
  • Emotionally aware, they handle new situations positively
  • Not afraid to make mistakes, willing to take risks

EFFECTIVE LEARNERS

  • Inquisitive, excited to learn, with a thirst for knowledge and understanding
  • Determined to progress and to achieve their goals
  • ‘Learning to learn’ and able to think deeply
  • Able to make wise decisions, exhibiting ‘common sense’
  • Resourceful, with strong personal organisation skills
  • Confident in all basic curriculum areas esp English, Maths and ICT

EXCELLENT COMMUNICATORS

  • Relate confidently with peers and adults
  • Effective when communicating formally and informally
  • Good listeners and expressive, articulate speakers
  • Able to communicate clearly through handwriting and electronic media
  • Good team players
  • Aware of others’ differing views and attitudes

RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS

  • Having pride in themselves and in their school
  • Actively involved in decision-making within school and the community
  • Having a global outlook and participating responsibly within the wider community
  • Respectful of other cultures, traditions, beliefs and opinions
  • Demonstrating positive values, having a strong ‘moral code’ – honesty, trustworthiness, politeness and self-control
  • Demonstrating kind, friendly characteristics – caring, encouraging, empathetic and humble