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Visions and Values

Our Vision

 

At Woodside Primary School and Nursery, we make every moment count, for every child, by providing stimulating, purposeful learning experiences, through a carefully-constructed curriculum,

delivered within a safe and nurturing environment.

 

 

Our Values

 

CARE - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

 

At Woodside Primary School and Nursery, we:

  • We encourage the development of kind and compassionate individuals who care for themselves, each other and the wider world.

  • We provide a culture for aspirational learners who embrace opportunities and strive to be the best they can be.
  • We celebrate success, champion curiosity and build resilience to provide the foundations for life-long achievement.

 

Our Principles

At Woodside Primary School and Nursery, we:

CARE -

  • Promoting physical and mental well-being
  • Responding swiftly to individual needs with high quality specialist support
  • Building positive relationships by respecting and understanding diversity within and beyond the school community.

ASPIRE -

  • Creating an ethos where everyone feels valued and confident to take risks
  • Breaking down barriers to encourage achievement for all
  • Enriching curriculum activities that provide aspirational role models.

ACHIEVE -

  • Providing a stimulating curriculum which fosters the development of key skills.
  • Maintaining a focus on high quality teaching and learning.
  • Facilitating interests and providing opportunities that ignites a passion for learning.

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Our Values -

Woodside strives through its curriculum and ethos to prepare our children for, and appreciate life in modern Britain. The British values of: Democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect, and tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs; are central to this philosophy.

 

Woodside Primary School aims to serve its community by:
providing for and encouraging a child’s intellectual, emotional, physical, spiritual and moral development within a caring and stimulating environment;

 

  • providing a broad balanced education to its children aged between 4+ and 11+ years, in accordance with the National Curriculum;
  • giving equal opportunity for pupils of all abilities in all areas of school life;
  • ensuring as far as we possibly can, a safe, secure and enjoyable learning environment;
  • encouraging family involvement in the life of the school and its community;
  • co-operating with agencies whose expertise can enhance the task of educating our pupils;
  • communicating with parents and guardians personally, and via the school newsletter, the “Woodside Post”;
  • providing opportunities for parents to discuss their child’s educational progress at open evenings in the Autumn and Spring Terms;
  • ensuring that there is always a senior member of staff available to deal with enquiries, by telephone or by personal callers;
  • encouraging parents/carers, governors and others in the local community to play an active part in supporting the children and their school;
  • providing opportunities for staff to develop professionally;preparing the children for the secondary phase of their education
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