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Our Vision and Values



Our Vision and Values 

Greenside Primary School

‘Where Children Come First’

Our Vision 

At Greenside Primary School, we aspire for all our children to become respectful, confident and resilient individuals who achieve personal success. We strive to develop lifelong learners who are active participants locally, nationally and internationally. We encourage and nurture our children's individuality, creativity and excellence through providing high quality opportunities for all. 


Our School Values 

Through consultation and collaboration with our children, staff, parents/carers and governors at Greenside Primary our chosen values were created. We all hold them in high regard and they are what we all truly believe in. 


To be 'Great at Greenside' we value: 

Safety - It is our duty to provide a safe environment and to teach our children how to keep themselves safe and healthy. It is important that everyone feels safe in our school and knows who to tell and what to do if they don't feel this way. 

Collaboration - We are committed to working in partnership with our children, parents/carers, staff, governors and the wider community. This happens through effective communication and the wide variety of active groups and organisations at Greenside Primary School. We listen to each other and learn from our mistakes. We work together as a team and help each other to achieve our goals. 

Inclusion - Greenside Primary School welcomes children families of all faiths and cultures. We recognise that every child is special and has individual needs. We enjoy, celebrate and learn from our differences which enables us to develop as upstanding citizens. 

Respect - We value and respect every member of the school by being polite, kind and caring. We show admiration for each other. 

Honesty - Truth and honesty is a vital part of being able to trust everyone in our school. We want everyone to be sincere and fair about things that affect us. We ensure that our school has an atmosphere of openness, providing clear and easy channels of communications. 

Recognition - Greenside enables everyone to be proud and recognise their achievements by celebrating every success, no matter how small. We encourage everyone to do their very best and persevere in the face of challenges. We always appreciate and recognise hard work and effort. 

Reflection - We believe that reflecting on your learning and behaviour has huge benefits to your successes. We are honest and learn from what has happened and then try to change. 

Aspirations - Our ethos is one of no excuses, high expectations and hard work resulting in the provision of learning experiences and opportunities which challenge, support and meet the academic, personal, social and spiritual needs of every child. We have the highest expectations of every member of our school community and encourage everyone to take responsibility for themselves and their learning and make a contribution to the success of the school. It is important that everyone has fun whilst learning. 

Happiness - Everyone has the right to be and feel happy. We believe that if we follow our Greenside rules then all our children, parents/carers, staff, governors and the community will be and feel happy. 


Our Vision and Values