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Forest Park Primary School
Values and Ethos
Our core purpose is to improve the prospects of our pupils by providing a high quality education which meets the needs of each individual child, thus allowing them to reach their full potential. We aim to build the skills, knowledge and positive attitudes necessary to help all of our pupils to become responsible, respectful and tolerant British citizens of the future.
Firm in our belief that our children come first- we strive to ensure that all pupils at Forest Park feel happy and safe. With our children being the leaders of the future, we actively promote: independence, confidence and teamwork.
We do this through the following aims and ethos striving towards our motto of:
‘Be the Best You Can Be’
At Forest Park we aim to SPARKLE:
Support and encourage – to strengthen a home/school partnership, where the positive support of our parents and the wider community is very important to us all. We maintain an open and welcoming environment where we can work together for the benefit of our pupils.
Promote resilience – to nurture and foster a ‘never give up’ approach, where pupils and adults strive to overcome their difficulties.
Aspire to achieve – to create a culture where everyone aims high through an inspiring curriculum that provides all
pupils with opportunities, irrespective of ethnicity, religion, disability or gender.
Respect each other – to promote and develop an understanding of moral, spiritual and ethical issues in school, consistently demonstrated through a mutual respect for each other. To teach sensitivity and empathy advocating no acceptance of bullying or discrimination, sustaining an awareness and understanding of British Values.
Keep positive – to educate pupils in developing positive attitudes towards self-discipline, good behaviour and to encourage development of positive relationships between themselves and others.
Listen and learn – to inspire pupils to be part of a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and opinions are valued. Children are encouraged to accept mistakes as a tool to further learning.
Explore, enjoy and excite – to support each child’s ability, creativity, development and enthusiasm in a range of subjects and skills through a creative approach to the curriculum, which incorporates opportunities for children to learn how to achieve a healthy and eco-friendly lifestyle.