Glebefields Primary School

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Our Vision, Mission and Aims

Our vision:

We believe that all children at Glebefields Primary School should be provided with a positive, safe, consistent, varied and supportive environment in which they can develop confidence, independence, resilience, motivation and ambition in order to reach their full potential. Everyone should have high expectations of themselves and others.


Our mission:

Our mission is to provide all pupils with the skills, experiences and values required to become lifelong learners and to be able to make positive life choices in order to live a fulfilled life.


Our values:

Our values:

RESPECT runs through everything that we do at Glebefields and is defined as having due regard for the feelings, wishes, or rights of others. Everyone is encouraged to:  

  • Respect yourself
  • Treat others how you expect to be treated
  • Look at the person you’re talking to; use the right sized voice, be kind, be fair, be honest, tell the truth
  • Look after each other
  • Look after our things
  • Look after our school


Resilience - the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties and to not give up. Everyone is encouraged to:

  • Have a go
  • Take a risk
  • Try again
  • Learn from your mistakes
  • Take on challenges
  • Reflect
  • Recover


Empathy - the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Everyone is encouraged to:

  • Be mindful of your surrounds, especially the behaviours and expressions of other people
  • Actively imagine what someone else might be experiencing
  • Show empathic body language
  • Be aware of emotions


Self-awareness - conscious knowledge of one's own character and feelings. Everyone is encouraged to:

  • Know their own emotions
  • Identify personal strengths and weaknesses
  • Have a sense of self worth


Passion - a feeling of intense enthusiasm towards or compelling desire to achieve. Everyone is encouraged to:

  • Be enthusiastic
  • Show interest
  • Follow our interests
  • Enjoy activities and learning
  • Try your best



Excellence - the quality of being outstanding or extremely good. Everyone is expected to:

  • Strive to be the best they can be
  • Be passionate and motivated towards achieving dreams
  • Have high aspirations
  • Strive for high quality


Communication - the imparting or exchanging of information by speaking, writing. Everyone is encouraged to:

  • Make sure they are understood
  • Use appropriate emotions and tones
  • Be receptive
  • Provide helpful feedback
  • Be positive
  • Be consistent
  • Be a good nonverbal communicator
  • Use standard English
  • Be articulate
  • Produce good quality written communication


Teamwork - the combined action of a group, especially when effective and efficient. Everyone is encouraged to:

  • Show commitment and strive for excellence
  • Be flexible
  • Tackle challenges
  • Get involved and join in
  • Encourage other people to get involved
  • Be reliable and responsible
  • Respectfully consider the viewpoints and ideas of other people
  • Listen well
  • Share ideas and opinions
  • Help each other
  • Support and respect other


Our aims:

The aims of the school are the same for all pupils. In a positive, safe, consistent and supportive environment, pupils are provided with many opportunities to develop emotionally, spiritually, socially, physically and intellectually. This will enable them to be ready for the next stage in their life and to become responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society.


The school aims to:

  • Create a happy, stimulating and safe learning environment for both children and adults;
  • Develop a love of learning and the opportunity for each individual to achieve their full potential and to develop and explore their own interests in a secure and challenging environment;
  • To foster a sense of personal worth and self-esteem;
  • To promote the children’s welfare to help each achieve their full potential;
  • Enable pupils to become confident, resourceful, enquiring and independent learners, able to apply their skills;
  • Create an atmosphere of mutual respect, understanding and consideration for the ideas, attitudes, values and feelings of others;
  • Develop pupils self-esteem, resilience, personal development and well-being;
  • Protect pupils from abuse and neglect and ensure they grow up in circumstances where there is safe and effective care
  • Enable children to be valued as part of the school community;
  • To prepare pupils to become responsible members of society and prepare them for the world of work;
  • To promote the basic skills of English and Maths;
  • To deliver an engaging curriculum;
  • To offer and encourage pupil participation in an extensive range of extra-curricular activities and opportunities;
  • Raise aspirations;
  • Develop strong links with parents and the wider community.