About Us

At Barrow Island Primary School we want children to 'be the best they can be'.

Mission

 

  • We endeavour to create an environment where children achieve.
  • We believe in high aspirations, mutual respect, independence and hard work.
  • Our children will be active learners who are curious, self-motivated individuals - equipped for their future.
  • We abide by the Golden Rules.
Golden Rules
  1. We are gentle
  2. We are kind and helpful
  3. We listen
  4. We are honest
  5. We work hard
  6. We look after property
Aims

Our curriculum will empower our children to achieve through a skills-based approach.

Curriculum Aims  

General aims (taken from the National Curriculum 2014)
Our curriculum is balanced and broadly based, it:-

  • promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils at school and of society.
  • prepares pupils at the school for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life.
  • follows the statutory national curriculum which sets out in programmes of study, on the basis of key stages, subject content for those subjects that should be taught to all pupils.
  • teaches religious education to pupils at every key stage.
  • we make provision for personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) and a daily act of collective worship.
Specific aims
  • To develop creative, independent, confident and enthusiastic readers and writers.
  • To develop a love of maths, with the confidence to apply knowledge in a range of contexts.
  • To collaborate effectively with parents and the wider community.
  • To foster positive attitudes to individualised lifelong learning.
  • To be a cohesive, creative school.
  • To experience and appreciate a range of culturally diverse communities, locally and globally.


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Our Ethos & Values

Mission

  • We endeavour to create an environment where children achieve.
  • We believe in high aspirations, mutual respect, independence and hard work.
  • Our children will be active learners who are curious, self-motivated individuals - equipped for their future.
  • We abide by the Golden Rules.
Golden Rules
  1. We are gentle
  2. We are kind and helpful
  3. We listen
  4. We are honest
  5. We work hard
  6. We look after property