Our Aims

At Purston we aim to:

  • Provide a stimulating, board and balanced activity based education for all with high quality teaching and learning.
  • Provide quality experiences, ensuring all children have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
  • Develop enquiring minds, enabling children to acquire the necessary skills, attitudes, concepts and knowledge needed for a rapidly changing world.
  • Provide opportunities for children to use their initiative and become independent learners.
  • Treat children as individuals, offering experiences and provision that is appropriate to their age, needs, ability and stage of development.
  • Create a warm, welcoming and nurturing environment, one built on mutual respect and where children feel happy, valued and safe.
  • Encourage an enjoyment of life-long learning.
  • Develop positive attitudes helping children grow into responsible young people who can make positive contributions to society.

Ethos:

At Purston Infants we believe that ‘every child deserves the best we can give’. We have high expectations of all children and aspire for them to achieve academically, socially and emotionally.

It is our philosophy to promote a child centred environment focusing on learning through first hand experiences, enjoyment and fun. We pride ourselves in being a warm, friendly and inclusive school and are described as ‘a very caring, cohesive community’ where children are nurtured and valued.

British values are integral to our vision they are promoted in much of what we do, during school assemblies, Religious Education, Philosophy and Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) sessions. British Values Policy

We put children first. We endeavour to keep children safe and promote a sense of health and wellbeing, equipping children with the necessary skills for life.