Our Vision, Ethos and Values
Our Vision, Ethos and Values
Aims of the School
Allens Croft Primary School is a caring, inclusive school at the heart of our community. Our aim is to promote excellence in teaching and enjoyment in learning as the foundation for success in life through a rich, broad and balanced curriculum.
We believe that we make a difference by creating a safe and stimulating environment where our children and families feel happy and secure.
We believe that children's well-being is at the centre of our life in school and the key to raising academic standards. This is supported by high expectations and by developing personal awareness, emotional literacy and social understanding.
Above all, we aim to develop confident, reflective children who are proud to belong to our community and who have a sound knowledge of their own value and purpose in the world, who are able to think creatively and with independence and so see the future as full of possibilities.
At Allens Croft our vision for all staff and students alike is that we:
Inspire each other to succeed
Aspire for all to succeed
Achieve and celebrate our successes
We educate our head, hands and heart.
Our Key Values
Enjoyment – the curriculum is planned and teaching delivered to promote fun and enjoyment
Challenge – appropriate challenge is provided to all to ensure that we are all developing regardless of our starting point
Security – the school is a safe environment where utmost priority is given to safeguarding and ensuring that everyone ‘feels’ safe
Unity – we work together and support each other creating the ‘Allens Croft Family’
Respect – we respect and value the differences we have
Our Community Values
Democracy - everyone has a voice and a say in what we do and how we do it
Rule of Law – we have class rules, home school agreements and codes of conduct which we all follow
Tolerance – we accept that everyone has a right to their own beliefs and opinions
Mutual Respect – we admire and acknowledge everyone’s abilities, qualities and achievements
Liberty – we have the freedom to make our own choices
We agree to treat everyone fairly and equally, regardless of;
Age, Disability, Gender, Race and Nationality,
Religion or Belief, Pregnancy, Marriage,
Transgender Identity or Sexual Orientation.
Our school welcomes everyone from all walks of life.
Everyone must welcome and celebrate all others in our school.
At Allens Croft Primary School, we welcome our duties under the Equality Act 2010. The school’s general duties, with regards to equality are:
- Eliminating unlawful discrimination discrimination, harassment and victimisation.
- Fostering good relationships between people who share a protected characteristic (below) and those who do not.
- Advancing equality of opportunity.
- Consulting and involving those affected by inequality in the decisions our school takes to promote equality and eliminate discrimination.
There are the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act. We will not discriminate against, harass or victimise any pupil, prospective pupil, or other member of the school community because of their:
- Religion or belief.
- Sexual orientation.
- Gender reassignment.
- Pregnancy or maternity.
- Marriage and civil partnership.
Allens Croft Primary School aims to promote pupils’ spiritual, moral, social, and cultural development, with special emphasis on promoting equality, diversity and eradicating prejudicial incidents for pupils and staff. Our school is committed to both eliminating discrimination and increasing understanding and appreciation for diversity through our school culture and rigorous curriculum offer.