St John's C.E. Primary Academy

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The Academy Ethos & Values

The ethos and atmosphere underpin the agreed aims of the academy and run through every area of academy life, as the writing runs through a stick of rock. In the course of their daily work all members of the academy community will contribute to the development of this ethos through:

  • Provision of a calm, safe, happy and effective working environment, with suitable classroom organisation and teaching styles, in which each child can achieve his or her maximum potential;
  • Facilitating considerate and positive relationships between all members of the academy community;
  • Enforcing equal opportunities and community cohesion.
  • Provision of a stimulating environment with a wide range of resources;
  • Provision of a welcoming environment, in which courtesy, kindness and respect are fostered;
  • Provision of positive role models;
  • Provision of a fair and disciplined environment, in line with the academy’s behaviour management policy;
  • Maintenance of purposeful and informative planning, record keeping and assessment documents, in line with the academy’s planning, assessment, recording and reporting policies;
  • Provision of children with meaningful, purposeful tasks, related to the National Curriculum and National Strategies;
  • Delivery of a well planned curriculum with appropriate and challenging learning situations which takes into account the progression and the individual needs of children;
  • Effective management of their professional time;
  • Development of links with the wider community;
  • Valuing and celebrating success and achievement;
  • Reviewing personal and professional development by undertaking appropriate INSET, training and support from colleagues in order to ensure a high level of professional expertise;
  • Welcoming, supporting and teaching of students;
  • Creation of policies and systems that foster positive attitudes, good behaviour, self-motivation and the ability to carry out roles of responsibility;
  • Setting challenging targets and continually building on success.

Equal Opportunities

The academy works in line with the Equality Act 2010. Every adult and child is treated fairly and with respect. The academy has due regard to the need to:

  • Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct prohibited by the Equality Act 2010;
  • Advance equality of opportunity between people from different group;

Foster good relations between people from different groups.