Aims, Mission and Vision


School AIMS

Heather Primary School promotes high achievement and learning for life for all children so that they will:

  • Enjoy life long learning.
  • Achieve high standards in all areas of the curriculum.
  • Develop their individuality in creative, physical and spiritual areas.
  • To develop confident, caring, enquiring individuals prepared for the future.
  • Gain advanced technical skills and apply them appropriately.
  • Be able to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Have a developing respect for others by awareness and understanding of the wider community both in the UK and the world.

School MISSION

We believe that each child will succeed through experiencing quality in:

  • A happy and stimulating learning environment.
  • An ethos of support, challenge and encouragement to succeed.
  • A broad and challenging curriculum.
  • Opportunities to share, to demonstrate and to celebrate their achievements.
  • An enriching programme of extra curricular activities (including an annual theatre visit for all children and a residential experience for upper and lower Key Stage 2 children).
  • Off-site class visits linked to curriculum activities.
  • Learning partnerships between school, home and the wider community.
  • Developing and maintaining links with other schools in the UK and beyond.
  • An approach that promotes equal opportunities and inclusion.
  • A safe and secure environment, where all adults involved in working with children have voluntary DBS checks.

School VISION

During the Spring and Summer terms of 2016, every stakeholder in the school – pupils, teachers, support staff, governors, parents – was asked to share their ‘vision’ for the school. You can see all of their thoughts collected together in the document below.

HPS school vision – collated from all stakeholders – June 2016