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Aims

At Greengate Lane Academy we undertake to promote high achievement and an enjoyment in learning for life so that our children will:

  • have enquiring minds and a spirit of curiosity
  • be enthusiastic and motivated, with a love of  learning
  • be flexible and adaptable, having  a range of skills to meet the needs of a rapidly changing  world
  • feel valued and have high self esteem, respecting themselves, others and the environment
  • work independently and collaboratively, developing an understanding of themselves as learners
  • achieve their potential in all areas of the curriculum
  • respect religious views, moral values, other ethnic backgrounds and ways of life

We believe that each child will succeed through experiencing:

  • an engaging and motivating curriculum, considering the needs of pupils, the local community and the wider world
  • exciting teaching and a creative, investigative approach to learning
  • an enriching programme of extra curricular activities and visits
  • a welcoming, stimulating and calm learning environment
  • a rich, varied and up-to-date range of learning resources
  • an ethos of support and encouragement , celebrating success
  • learning partnerships  between school, home and the community

We demonstrate our commitment to working as a learning community:

  • by ensuring that teaching and learning are part of an evaluative process
  • by striving for continuous improvement in all that we do
  • by working collaboratively towards common goals
  • through open and effective communication