Vision & Aims

Newdale Star

Newdale Primary School and Nursery

A School of ‘doers, believers and achievers’.

Our community matters and our commitment to high expectations for all is at the core of everything we do.


We are a learning community where…

  • Children, staff, governors and parents alike are passionate about progress and every success is celebrated
  • A love of reading is harnessed throughout every child’s learning journey
  • Learning is exciting and engaging with school trips and visitors leading to life-long memories
  • Children are given time to reflect on their ideas, use their initiative and develop independent learning skills
  • All learners, families, and cultures – regardless of gender, ethnicity, faith, orientation or disability – are of equal value
  • Children learn the significance of equal opportunities, justice and human rights. They become increasingly aware of the significance of these principles to citizenship and democracy, preparing them for life in modern Britain
  • Children learn to feel safe, happy and supported in their learning and are shown how to maintain this including staying safe when online as well as understanding the importance of emotional health and well-being
    ‘We are shown scenarios to learn from and ways to prevent being in danger online’
  • All children develop the self-confidence and courage to believe that they can and will succeed
  • Dreams and aspirations are harnessed and nurtured
  • All children experience excellent physical education, school sport and physical activity that can lead to life-long participation
  • ’We take part in many sporting events to give lots of children the opportunity to take part’
  • Every child is given the opportunity to develop their interest and skills in a wide variety of the Arts including music, drama and visual arts
    We like the themed days we have such as art day and specialists who come in to support our learning for the arts such as music’

The Iron Giant

“To become the person I need to be

To go further than I thought
To run faster than I hoped
To reach higher than I dreamed
To become the person I need to be”

Our vision statement was written after consulting with pupils, parents, Governors and staff.  Reviewed Autumn Term 2021.

Vision Statement 2021 – 22

Governors links to the Vision Statement

Governors adhere to the school vision and are responsive to it initiating prompt action where needed which is fully embraced by the school community resulting in high impact. Links to the Vision Statement are checked on all of the notes of visit.

Governors future five year vision for the school

  • Sustain ‘Outstanding’ OFSTED result following June 2017 inspection.
  • Become a Multi-Academy Trust and further develop ourselves as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ with new and innovative ways of learning and be at the forefront of educational research.
  • To ensure the schools unique individuality is grown and its personality is not lost within the community.

Agreed by all Governors at the Full Governing Body meeting November 2017.