Visions and Values
NORTH BADDESLEY JUNIOR SCHOOL
Ethos, Vision and Aims
“Where Care, Co-operation and Challenge Count”.
A caring, learning community where the contribution of each individual is valued.
Our Vision is to:
Offer a stimulating curriculum which encourages the achievement of high academic and personal standards enabling all children to realise their potential
Nurture every child’s sense of personal responsibility and enable him or her to become a confident, independent learner who is equally able to work as part of a team
Work in partnership with parents to secure the best education for their child
To provide a stimulating, caring environment that is happy and safe and where all individual needs are catered for.
To develop lively, enquiring minds and a positive, confident attitude to learning.
To promote the acquisition of knowledge and skills within a broad and balanced curriculum.
To develop children’s self-worth, confidence and sensitive and tolerant attitude towards others.
To encourage children to value and take pride in their school environment.
To give children the opportunity to gain enjoyment from a variety of artistic, cultural and sporting activities.
To share levels of achievement and set targets for further development.
To maintain a consistent approach to standards of work and behaviour.
To develop the personal qualities needed to achieve in all areas of development: enthusiasm, curiosity, logical thinking, concentration, self-discipline, courage, honesty, independence, patience, a sense of humour, imagination, perseverance and a life-long love of learning.
North Baddesley Junior School is proud to have achieved the following accreditations:
ICT Mark since 2013 - renewed with even higher commendation in July 2019, and re-badged NAACE mark
Eco Schools Green Flag - outstanding achievement in sustainability, improving the environment since July 2014.
The Healthy Schools award for school has now ended, but as a school we are committed to healthy lifestyles, safety and well-being
School Games award - achieved the highest standard - Gold since 2015, and we are now at Platinum award level as we have consistently met the gold standard for seven consecutive years. All pupils have wide opportunities to particpate in sport, and we take part in an Active Mile circuit for 15 minutes each lunchtime. There are before and after school sports clubs, and we incorporate at least one hour each of PE and games.
We are holders of the Music mark for high quality music provision across the school with access to lessons from Hampshire Music Service, whole class teaching of trumpet and trombone by Mountbatten Music Academy in year 4, and the opportunity to participate in Rock 2 the beat sessions from Hampshire Music Service from Year 4 upwards.
We are a Hampshire Trailblazer school for outdoor education
We are a member of the Halterworth Teaching School consortium