Our vision and principles

  1. Children have rights to play, learn and be heard in our schools.
  • Emotional and physical well-being.
  • Access to exploration and imaginative play.
  • Learning to think, talk and create.
  • Outstanding teaching and excellent care.
  • Education in a stimulating and safe environment.
  • Having a voice and ways of communicating.
  1. Governors and staff members lead the way on high-quality education & care in our schools.
  • Putting young children at the centre of all planning.
  • Knowing what makes educational provision outstanding for all.
  • Providing well-qualified teachers and early educators so children achieve.
  • Investing in professional training and development of the workforce.
  • Developing educational teams that work well together for the benefit
    of all children.
  • Protecting early years education in schools and getting the best results.
  1. Staff members work in partnerships with other professionals to improve children’s health, well-being, development and learning.
  • Working with health visitors, speech therapists and GPs.
  • Co-operating to support children’s health, care and well-being.
  • Sharing information and plans to keep children safe and eager to learn.
  • Working with other educators and teachers to extend children’s learning.
  • Improving the educational development of all young children together.
  • Ensuring all professionals value and listen to young children.
  1. Parents/carers have an important role in their children’s development & education at home and in school.
  • Sharing knowledge of children’s interests and achievements.
  • Knowing what is being taught and how young children learn successfully.
  • Participating in learning plans and new projects.
  • Having a say in the daily life of schools.
  • Networking and supporting other parents.
  1. Everyone should be treated with respect and tolerance and in turn, protect the natural world.
  • Valuing every child’s unique identity.
  • Caring school ethos where everyone respects the natural world.
  • Modelling sustainable practices and animal welfare.
  • Talking about tolerance and respect for others.
  • Understanding different communities and traditions.
  • Learning how to get on in different social contexts.