View our vision, our values and our approach at Ashmount Primary School.
Our vision is for Ashmount to be a school that:
Provides an ambitious, rigorous and excellent standard of education, with all children challenged to reach their full potential so they leave our school well- prepared for their futures.
Produces happy, well-motivated, well behaved and healthy children who have a lifelong habit of learning.
Has a welcoming and inclusive ethos, where everyone feels a sense of belonging.
Is recognised for our high-quality teaching and broad and balanced curriculum, including the provision of Arts, Music and PE / Sport.
Enjoys a successful partnership with parents/carers who are fully engaged in their children’s learning.
Encourages all children, staff, parents and stakeholders to have a growth mindset.
In delivering our vision we strive to uphold the following values:
We believe in a community where all children and all adults feel inspired and supported to provide an outstanding learning environment.
We believe that everyone succeeds in a warm and welcoming school using a holistic child-centred approach.
We value kindness, responsibility and trying our best at all times.
We value diversity in our community as a positive strength; we will work actively against discrimination and prejudice and to create an environment where all people are treated fairly and with respect.
We celebrate that everyone is able to achieve through meaningful opportunities to discover, explore and learn.
We care for the environment and are committed to sustainability and bio- diversity shown through the development of Ashmount as the country’s first carbon neutral school, but also through our own Green Team and curriculum links with the Parkland Walk.
A culture of self-awareness and improvement among the whole school community (Governors, staff, pupils and parents).
An award winning, carbon neutral building with excellent facilities throughout and delightful learning spaces.
A school with sound financial management that enables to us maximise our children’s potential.
A highly committed and skilled governing body which is full, active, informed and capable.
Excellent links with other schools, key external stakeholders and the wider community.
A great out-of-hours curriculum offer both within school and with external partners on the Crouch Hill campus.
A rich and varied curriculum utilising our setting including Crouch Hill Park and the Parkland Walk.
Achieving our Vision
In order to achieve our vision, we seek to ensure that we have the following in place at Ashmount:
Outstanding teaching and learning.
High expectations of our staff, children and parent/carers.
A staff body in the required numbers which is well-motivated, confident, well trained, supported and empowered.
High parental involvement and support, with the best possible use of parents’ skills.
High quality provision for SEN, pupil premium & ethnic minority achievement.