It is our vision that Killigrew Primary School and Nursery is a school in which:
- Achievement is outstanding, particularly in the key areas of literacy, numeracy and computing.
- All staff are committed to providing the best possible education for all pupils in a way that meets their individual needs.
- Pupils are motivated and provided with stimulating and challenging tasks that capture their interests and they gain pleasure from their achievements.
- All pupils are given equal opportunities to achieve their full potential regardless of their ability, race, beliefs, gender or life circumstances.
- Pupils develop a variety of skills across all curriculum areas and value the talents of others.
- Independence, self confidence and a responsible attitude towards others is encouraged.
- Pupils develop a concern for the environment and an enhanced understanding of the world in which they live.
- Knowledge of modern languages is encouraged and pupils gain an insight into other cultures.
- Everyone feels safe, happy and valued and is proud to belong to the Killigrew community.
- We promote a positive attitude to healthy eating and lifestyles to ensure that children are aware of what they can do to benefit their health now and in the future.
- Pupils are made aware of their role in the building of a caring cohesive community that is inclusive and values the diversity of all its members within the school gates and beyond.
- Parents are involved in their child’s learning and share in the life of our school.
- We promote active partnerships and positive links within the wider community.
We will promote high achievement and foster a love of lifelong learning by working with pupils so that they:
- Develop their self esteem and develop confidence in their own feelings and emotions.
- Develop a sense of independence by showing them how to manage their own learning and guiding them in the judgements that need to be made.
- Develop self discipline, giving pupils time to consider the effects of their actions and to know the difference between right and wrong.
- Achieve their full potential, both academically and socially
Develop an understanding and respect for their community, the environment and the wider world.
- Develop the resilience to adapt and benefit from the broadening opportunities and challenges a changing society offers.
- Are equipped with the necessary skills to leave Killigrew as confident, responsible and independent people ready to make a useful contribution to society.