Stanton St QuintinPrimary School

Discovering Together

Our Ethos and Values


  •  To provide a secure, caring environment where problems can be shared and successes celebrated, enabling each child to fulfil his/her own potential without fear of failure

  • To nurture a positive attitude towards learning and life

  • Develop confidence and encourage children to express their feelings

  • Provide an environment in which children have the enthusiasm and confidence to accept new experiences and challenges

  • Help children develop their powers of expression and a love of acquiring knowledge through play, exploration and investigation

  • To create an environment where all staff are valued as individuals and supported in their on-going growth and professional development

  • To pass on some of our own individual talents and strengths to the wider school community

  • To maintain a well qualified and informed staff fully conversant with all policies, who will work as a team and be sympathetic to each other’s roles and responsibilities


  • To ensure that children with Special Needs have full access to the curriculum

  • To provide each child with an equal opportunity to achieve individual success

  • Provide opportunities which will enable children to achieve the Early Learning Goals in the seven areas of learning and National Curriculum in order to develop knowledge, skills and understanding

  • Strive to discover, develop and extend each child’s individual talents and strengths

  • To help prepare children, working alongside parents, to adapt to a changing world


  • To respect and care for others within the school and the wider community

  • Seek to preserve the friendly, child-centred nature of the school

  • To respect all members of the school equally regardless of race, gender, disability or belief

  • Live in harmony with each other respecting the rules of society

  • To maintain a happy, fun-loving environment for the children to learn in

  • To provide a broad and balanced curriculum that caters for each child’s spiritual, intellectual, physical and

  • moral development supported by a daily act of worship of a broadly Christian nature

  • To initiate opportunities for children to experience awe and wonder

The Vision of Stanton St Quintin

For all

  • To be happy

  • To continuously motivate in all we do

  • Opportunities to experiment, play and have real experiences

  • Opportunities to develop knowledge skills and understanding needed for life

  • The ability to take risks without fear of failure

  • Confidence to talk problems through, find their own solutions and take responsibility for their action

  • An environment in which they feel loved and are developed as individuals

  • The love of a subject in which we have a particular strength or enthusiasm

  • Show an empathy for the nature of the child

  • Have an enthusiasm, zest for life and enjoyment of what we do

  • Be proud of ourselves and enjoy the respect from children, parents and society

  • To enjoy the friendship and camaraderie society brings

  • The ability to enjoy the pride of being an active stake holder within a community

For children

  • Opportunities to be creative in their lives, to find fun in learning and to be self-expressive

  • Opportunities to develop self discipline and independence

  • To develop to their full potential

  • To develop into curious, broad-minded and empathetic children

For adults

  • The chance to develop their talents to provide the secure environment for children to identify any weakness and address them

  • Continue to learn with the children and to learn through teaching

  • Continually monitor and strengthen our professional development to the benefit of ourselves and colleagues

  • The support the vision of Stanton St Quintin Primary School