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Pottery Primary School

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Our Ethos and Values

Our Ethos & Values

At Pottery we work hard to create a positive, challenging and happy learning environment through which all learners continually aspire to learn.

We want our pupils to enjoy coming to school and therefore believe that education should be interesting, stimulating and fun. Our curriculum develops the key skills to enable our pupils to be ready for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.

We want every child who leaves Pottery to have a passion for learning and believe they can achieve success and follow their dreams.

School Values

Pottery promotes high achievement and learning for life by working with pupils to:

  • Develop enquiring minds and a spirit of curiosity
  • Become highly motivated life-long learners
  • Be flexible and adaptable for the modern world
  • Have high self-esteem; respecting themselves, others and the environment
  • Be able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Achieve high standards in all areas of the curriculum
  • Gain advanced technological skill
  • Seek to extend themselves in mind, body and spirit

We believe that each child will succeed through experiencing quality in:

  • A creative and challenging curriculum
  • A stimulating and exciting learning environment
  • Plenty of opportunities to take learning outside
  • A rich, varied and up to date range of learning resources
  • Innovative teaching and an investigative approach to learning
  • An ethos of support, challenge and encouragement to succeed
  • Learning partnerships between school, home and the community
  • An enriching programme of extra-curricular activities

Attitudes towards learning:

The Pottery P’s

We actively encourage all members of the school community:

  • To be PASSIONATE about all teaching and learning
  • To be POSITIVE and always try to reach for the stars
  • To PERSEVERE even when we think we can’t
  • To be POLITE and look after each other. Kindness matters to everyone
  • To be PROUD of our achievements however small

We actively encourage the whole school community to: