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Ethos and Values

Our Aims, Ethos and Values


We aim to:

  • Provide a broad, balanced and challenging curriculum, which meets the educational, emotional and social needs of all pupils
  • Deliver the curriculum through high quality teaching, which enables all children to meet national standards
  • Enable all pupils to develop self-confidence, pride in their achievements at school and to take responsibility for their learning
  • Encourage all pupils to develop respect for themselves and others in school and for those in the wider society
  • Provide a safe and secure environment in which to learn
  • Develop meaningful links with families and the local community

We believe:

  • That each of us is special and unique
  • That we should all be open and honest
  • That personal goals work alongside academic attainment to give the best possible outcomes
  • That every child should be given equal opportunities regardless of learning needs, disability, religion, gender, culture or social background
  • That parents and the wider community have a role in the life of our school
  • That learning should be interesting and fun

We want Glebelands to be a school where:

  • Liberty and tolerance are actively promoted
  • We all hold dear the values agreed with parents and pupils
  • The children have respect for the people and environment around them
  • We nurture the best possible relationships between all members of the school community based on co-operation and mutual respect
  • The children are caring and sensitive members of the community showing respect and tolerance towards others
  • We create and sustain a happy environment in which all children can experience a love of learning
  • The children will be inspired to take up learning for the rest of their lives and have high aspirations and ambition to succeed