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Ethos and Values

Our vision

Our vision is a simple one – every child who attends our school can expect and will receive an excellent standard of education, one that enables them to shine as individuals, make a positive contribution and reach their full potential.

Our school aims to:
  • provide a welcoming, safe, well disciplined and stimulating learning environment 
  • help pupils develop lively enquiring minds, the ability to question and argue rationally and apply themselves with increasing independence and confidence
  • encourage all pupils to adopt safe and healthy lifestyles 
  • encourage and develop moral qualities such as honesty, trust and respect for others
  • achieve high standards across the curriculum
  • recognise and celebrate achievements in all areas of school life
  • promote well developed communication and social skills
  • help pupils develop an understanding and respect of a wide range of religious values and cultural traditions
  • provide equal opportunities for everyone
  • promote British Values and prepare pupils for life in modern Britain
  • help pupils appreciate human achievements and aspirations
  • ensure a partnership with all parents in the interest of their child’s learning
  • foster and maintain links with the wider community


View our Rights and Responsibility framework here.

View our school Behaviour Code here.

View our Home/School Agreement here.

Ethos and values statement

Normanton Common Primary Academy is wholly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment.  All staff and governors are committed to working together to make our school a safe, happy, enriching and successful place of learning for all pupils. In line with this ethos we aim to enable our pupils to become:

  • successful and resilient learners who enjoy progressing and achieving
  • confident individuals who live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives, and who take responsibility for their own actions and make informed choices
  • responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society

Our curriculum offer reflects the values in our society and promotes personal development, equality and opportunity, economic well being, democracy, the rule of law, justice and sustainability for the future.

These values relate to:

  • ourselves – individuals capable of spiritual, moral, social, physical development
  • our relationships – fundamental to a happy and fulfilling life
  • our global society  – shaped by the contributions of a diverse range of people, faiths and cultural traditions
  • our environment – a basis of life, wonder and inspiration that needs to be protected



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