Fordham CE Primary School

FordhamCE Primary School

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Values and Ethos

At Fordham we aim to achieve educational excellence by working together to have fun, provide stimulating, challenging and spiritual learning experiences, care for our world and each other, question and investigate how to live healthy, moral lifestyles.  

The qualities we aim to nurture in our children, staff and local community are honesty, empathy, independence, self-confidence, a positive attitude, self-belief, perseverance and motivation.

We want our children to:

* Feel safe

* Value and care for others and their environment

* Be successful and have their achievements celebrated

* Develop lively enquiring minds and a love of learning

* Experience a broad and balanced curriculum

* Have high self-esteem and a positive attitude to learning

* Work with independence

* Become good citizens who are able to make a positive contribution in the local and wider communities

* Be self-disciplined and polite

* Have access to a diverse rang of extra-curricular activities

 

We want our staff to:

* Work collaboratively to continue to raise standards in teaching and in learning

* Feel value and supported

* Develop professionally

* Be experts who share their knowledge with the wider teaching community

* Have job satisfaction

 

We want our parents to:

* Work in partnership with teachers

* Have high expectations of their children

* Ensure that their children are ‘school ready’

* Feel welcomed in school

* Be well-informed by clear communications

 

We want the wider community to:

* Develop good relations with our school

* Broaden our horizons

* Offer learning experiences to our children

 

Please also read our statement on promoting British Values and our commitment to Christianity.