Reinwood Junior School

Giving Roots to Grow

Our Aims, Values and Ethos

‘Giving roots to grow’

Mission Statement

At Reinwood, we strive to empower every child to become the best person that they can be, with the skills, the reasoning, the sensitivity and the tolerance to develop into an educated and caring individual, ready to embark on the next stage of life’s journey.

Aims

  • To provide the highest standard of education for all our pupils, academically, physically, spiritually, morally, socially and culturally.
  • To help pupils to develop lively, enquiring minds and the ability to question and argue rationally, solve problems and apply themselves to a range of tasks.
  • To help pupils to use langauge and numbers effectively.
  • To foster children’s self esteem and support them in their achievements and aspirations in order for them to reach their full potential.
  • To instill respect for religious and moral values and tolerance of other races, religions and ways of life.
  • To help pupils to acquire the knowledge and skills relevant to adult life in an ever-changing modern Britain.
  • To enable children to understand right from wrong and have respect for democracy and the law.
  • To help pupils understand the world in which they live and the interdependence of individuals, groups and nations.

Values

  • Respect
  • Tolerance
  • Compassion
  • Excellence
  • Fairness
  • Determination
  • Independence
  • Creativity

 

The Ethos of the School

The pupils are encouraged to:

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Respect adults, children and property

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Have high expectations for themselves

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Take increasing responsibility for their own learning, behaviour and attitudes

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Listen thoughtfully to the views of others

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Attend school regularly and punctually

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Take home letters, notes and reports and give them to their parents

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Talk to parents and teachers about any worries or concerns

 

We ask parents to:

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Ensure that their child attends school in good health, regularly and punctually

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Provide support for the discipline within the school and for the teacher’s role

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Take an interest in what their child is learning on a daily basis

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Participate in discussions concerning their child’s progress and attainments

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Ensure early contact with school to discuss matters which affect a child’s happiness, progress and behaviour

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Value homework and help children complete it

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Inform the school, as soon as possible, about any absence and the reason for it

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Avoid taking children away from school for term time holidays

 

We recognise and are constantly aware of the needs of each individual. We strive to give each pupil a broad education and to develop talents and interests. This means not only work in the classroom but in extracurricular activities covering expressive arts, cultural and sporting activities.

Reinwood Junior School

Burfitts Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD3 4YL

01484 647925

office@reinwoodjuniors.org