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About Us

Mission Statement

At Manor Farm Community Infant School where every child matters, we develop curious, engaged learners. We support children to grow in confidence and independence, embrace a growth mindset to enable them to fulfil their potential in a safe and happy environment.

Aims and Values

  • To value each member of the school community
  • To foster a sense of self-esteem and enable everyone to fulfil their potential in a caring, disciplined, challenging and stimulating environment
  • To recognise and celebrate children’s talents, creativity and achievements
  • To develop understanding and respect for all people, promoting high standards of courtesy, consideration and behaviour
  • To offer a broad and balanced range of learning experiences both inside and outside the classroom, which includes moral, spiritual, emotional, cultural, practical, creative, physical and social education
  • To enable pupils to become literate and numerate and to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to their future lives
  • To encourage pupils to take pride in their school and to be aware of its place in the wider community
  • To promote enjoyment and happiness for all by making learning meaningful, fun and creative
  • To build a positive home/ school partnership

Shared Philosophy and Vision

Our philosophy of education states that an effective school should:

  • Have a positive ethos
  • Value all individuals and groups by having a commitment to inclusive educational principles
  • View the school as part of the wider community
  • Recognise that all members of the school community are involved in personal learning
  • Believe that learning is a collaborative and social process
  • Embed values and attitudes which foster and encourages teaching and learning
  • Promote and nurture creativity, independent thinking skills and emotional intelligence
  • Provide the opportunity for every pupil to learn and develop as a whole person; including personal, social, emotional, aesthetic, physical and academic development

We consider it is important that:

  • The school has shared common goals and aims
  • We listen and recognise that there is always room for improvement
  • We raise standards and thereby equip pupils for adult life and life-long learning
  • The school community works as a team to provide for the needs of all the children in our care

Our vision is that we:

  • maintain high standards of achievement for all pupils
  • achieve all targets as outlined in school improvement plan
  • support children in growing up to lead safe, happy, healthy and successful lives