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Vision and Values  

 

‘From Strong Roots We Grow and Blossom’

 

     VISION STATEMENT

At Wood Bank we strive for all our children to meet their full academic, social, emotional and physical potential through building solid foundations during this first chapter in their lifelong learning journey.

VALUES DRIVEN AIMS

Our vision for Wood Bank is underpinned by a set of values based aims which we endeavour to live out each and every day. 

 

WE VALUE WE AIM TO
LEARNING 
  • Create nurturing, challenging and empowering learning opportunities for children, staff and parents 
INCLUSION 
  • Offer a broad, balanced curriculum that is relevant and accessible for all children 
ACHIEVEMENT
  • Celebrate the achievements and successes of each individual   
COMMUNICATION
  • Ensure everyone has a voice and their contribution is valued   
RESPONSIBILITY
  • Secure the accountability of all through distributive leadership, rigorous monitoring and evaluation 
REFLECTION
  • Improve future performance through the continuous evaluation of our practice
CREATIVITY 
  • Think outside the box and try new ideas to continuously raise standards 
COMMUNITY 
  • Foster positive working relationships with parents, multi-agency professionals and the local community 
DIVERSITY 
  • Promote tolerance and respect for individual differences, abilities, needs and beliefs 
WELL-BEING 
  • Create a safe, caring environment in which everyone is healthy, happy and ready to learn 
TRANSITION
  • Equip children and families with the knowledge, skills, independence and resilience to face future challenges 

 

We work hard to promote our Vision and Values across the school to ensure it is fully understood and embedded within our daily practice, examples of how we do this include;

  • A professionally designed Vision and Values display located within our school reception
  • A programme of monthly values throughout the year
  • Vision and Values boards in all classrooms, with the monthly value on display
  • Opportunities for reflecting on and celebrating the monthly values within class end of day Reflection sessions and our weekly Good Work Assembly 
  • Our Vision and Values feature within our School Improvement Plan