Ethos and Values

F E N S  P R I M A R Y  S C H O O L




To ensure that every child in Fens Primary School has access to quality teaching and

learning and that staff maintain their commitment to raising standards.


To provide a quality of education which is broad and balanced and relevant to the needs and experience of the child.


To raise standards in all areas of the curriculum, with particular emphasis on the skills of literacy, numeracy and oracy.


To encourage independent learning that enables a child to think, question, reason and solve problems.


To provide the skills that will prepare the child for life-long learning and enable them to realise their full potential.


To promote high standards of behaviour by encouraging self-discipline and self-reliance.


Prepare children for life in a diverse global society and work in a competitive global



To encourage an ethos where tolerance and understanding, together with respect for

the rights and views of others, is fostered.


To provide a safe, secure and caring environment in which children can learn.


To acknowledge the importance of parental partnership in which parents are informed and involved to the advantage of the child and the school as a whole.


To develop children as citizens with a caring attitude towards school, community and the wider world.


To continue to be committed to supporting the development of all our people.


The above are applicable to all members of the school community, without regard

to gender, race or ability.



Fens School is dedicated to the pursuit of high standards in all aspects of school life,

academic, creative, inter-personal skills and citizenship. We encourage our pupils to be

caring, self-motivated and independent. They are secure in the knowledge that they will

be treated fairly as equals, with compassion and respect. We hope that this atmosphere

will develop pupils with high self-esteem who are able to achieve their full potential.