To raise standards of achievement in all aspects of pupil development through the school.
To develop each child’s desire to achieve.
To develop and communicate an ethos of high expectation throughout the school community.
To provide a rich and varied learning environment, that allows children to develop their skills and abilities, working towards achieving their full potential.
To develop skills enabling children to deal with challenges and change.
To develop a child’s self confidence and feeling of self worth.
To provide children with a purpose and context for their learning.
To promote a caring and considerate attitude towards each other within the community.
To foster the tolerance of opinions and beliefs of others.
To engender social skills that enable children to work and communicate effectively with others.
To promote independence.
These are the beliefs and values that stimulate teaching and learning.
Quality learning is a result of quality teaching, which is itself informed by regular assessment and oral and written feedback.
Quality learning is enhanced by a variety of teaching styles and strategies.
Children and teachers value learning, the development of learning skills and the acquisition of knowledge.
To learn children must be involved in their own learning and understand what they need to do to improve.
All staff have high expectations of children in terms of their learning.
All children should be encouraged to develop enquiring minds.
Children should be encouraged by all staff to become increasingly independent learners.
Parents and carers have a crucial and constructive role to play in developing their children’s learning.
At Mountbatten Primary School we endeavour to create a positive context for learning.
Fostering a caring and considerate environment where all children feel safe.
Providing good role models through the way that we interact with all adults and children, at all times, and in all places.
Developing classroom environments in which children feel valued, respected and safe.
Creating an environment where it is acceptable to make mistakes and be challenged by their learning.
Involving all pupils in the way the school is run, through class and school councils, in order to make them feel that their opinion is valued.
Providing exciting opportunities for learning, which enrich the curriculum and include after-school activities, visits and input from the wider community, including visiting speakers, arts performers and representatives from the sporting organisations.