Our Vision and Values

These are our visions and values for our school. We are currently revisiting these with all stakeholders and developing a display in the entrance lobby. Do keep checking here for an update. Our word cloud shows staff and Governor values. Parents and children will be asked for thier words over the Summer Term.


Our Vision:

Orchards is a fully inclusive school where everyone can develop their skills and achieve their best within a Christian setting.

Our Aims:

  • For children to be independent learners and thinkers
  • For children staff and parents work actively in partnership
  • To inspire a love for learning
  • To provide a relevant curriculum for all
  • For children to value themselves
  • To foster a sense of belonging to our community hub
  • To support all children to realise their full potential

Our Values:

We want every child to be safe and happy in our school. We believe that the key to this is for us all to have self-respect, respect for others and respect for property.

Everyone has the right to:

  • feel safe and cared for
  • be able to learn to the best of their ability
  • be able to develop their skills
  • be treated equally irrespective of gender, race, physical characteristics or any other factors
  • learn and play without disruption
  • support

Everyone is expected to:

  • be responsible for themselves
  • be respectful of the rights of others
  • try their best in everything they do

Our Christian Ethos:

As a Church of England School, Orchards Primary embraces a Christian ethos. The following extract comes from a statutory statement and sums up our aspirations:

‘The school aims to serve its community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice. It encourages an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith and promotes Christian values through the experience it offers to all its pupils.’

Our Christian Values:

Orchards Primary School encourages and promotes Christian values. Children are viewed as uniquely precious and valued as individuals. Care and concern for all pupils is of a highest priority and woven into the fabric of daily school life.

 

Bullying and racism are positively discouraged at Orchards.

 

To view this as a PDF click here.

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