Our Aims & Values

At Gunthorpe Primary School, we constantly strive to provide the best education that we can for our pupils. As a school, we define our aims as the following:

·       To create an interesting, stimulating and friendly environment, where each individual can feel secure and valued and will develop his or her full potential.

·       To help develop lively, enquiring minds that would encourage lifelong learning, the ability to question and argue rationally, to work with imagination and a sense of purpose. 

·       To encourage respect for religious and moral values, to be tolerant of the views of others, other religions, races and ways of life. 

·       To develop commitment to tasks, pride in achievement, diligence and the ability to make choices. 

·       To help use language and mathematics with confidence and to communicate effectively. 

·       To develop appropriate skills and to participate in scientific, creative and physical activities. 

·       To provide a broad balanced curriculum that provides practical experiences which develop a range of skills, the acquisition of knowledge and the opportunity for extended
 study. 

·       To encourage an awareness of the local environment and the wider world and of human influence on both. 

·       To develop an awareness of the importance of history and to help children appreciate human achievements and aspirations. 

·       To develop a sense of responsibility, self esteem, self discipline, self confidence and independent thinking. 

·       To establish an effective and constructive partnership between home and school.