- At Ashleigh Primary School education is about learners experiencing the joy of discovery, solving problems, being creative in writing, art, music, developing their self-confidence as learners and maturing socially and emotionally.
- This school will combine high standards with a broad, balanced and rich curriculum.
- Education will be the fusion of excellence and enjoyment. Learners do better when they are excited and engaged, when there is joy in what they are doing, they learn to love learning.
To be an inclusive school and to put into place the practice in all aspects of our work that ensures that all learners are given equality of opportunity and treated fairly.
To promote and achieve high standards for all providing teaching and learning of the highest quality.
To treat learners as individuals and to differentiate teaching and learning to take account of their individual and special needs.
To provide well for learners’ physical, mental, social, spiritual, moral and cultural needs.
To provide well for learners’ care, health and safety.
To ensure that all learners benefit from a rich, broad, balanced curriculum presented in an interesting, exciting and imaginative manner with lots of opportunities for first –hand experience, practical work, investigation and learning through play.
To teach basic skills and core subjects well and to give great emphasis to the foundation subjects and RE especially to the creative aspects including art, poetry, story, dance, music, performance. These will be central to our work.
To make connections between subjects and to apply basic skills across the curriculum.
To enliven and enrich the curriculum by visits, visitors and extensive use of the environment.
To give responsibility to learners and develop their self-confidence by contributing to the community.
To make parents and the wider community equal partners with the school and to involve them in the evaluation of its success.
To build an ethos marked by a welcoming, friendly, bright and lively happy place where learners feel secure. A school where good behaviour is expected and where learners enjoy growing up.