School Vision, Pledge & Aims

Our Motto

Our school motto is “Happy Children, Happy School, Learning Together, Growing Together”.

All staff, children, parents and governors share this whole school vision.

We are a lively, innovative and creative school. We are very proud of our school and were delighted to have our success recognised in our last Ofsted report.

Our Vision

We will:

  1. Learn within a happy, enjoyable, caring and supportive environment where we celebrate diversity.
  2. Try our very best, aiming high and realise our full potential.
  3. Think for ourselves, make decisions and have confidence in them and will make informed choices.
  4. Show respect, care and consideration for each other.
  5. Value and take care of our environment.
  6. Have confidence, take risks and be valued in all that we do.
  7. Celebrate our successes and achievements and be recognised.
  8. Express ourselves imaginatively and creatively.
  9. Work together with parents, carers and the wider community to enrich and enhance learning.
  10. Take responsibility for our own actions.


2018-2019 Priorities for school improvement at Ecclesall Primary School

Outcomes for pupils

  • Maintain and/or improve outcomes for all achievers (high, middle and lower) in every year group.
  • To maintain consistently high rates of progress in relation to their starting points.

Quality of Teaching, Learning and Assessment

  • Ofsted action point: “All pupils, at all times, try hard, love the challenge of learning and become curious, interested learners to develop, consolidate and deepen their knowledge, understanding and skills”.
  • Align the curriculum across the school and develop the use of academic vocabulary in all subjects
  • To improve the % of children achieving greater depth in maths at Key Stage 1 compared with other local schools.
  • To improve the % of the progress of boys in writing at Greater depth at Key Stage 2.

Personal development, behaviour and welfare

  • To continue to promote high standards of behaviour aiming for impeccable behaviour at all times.
  • To ensure that safeguarding is highly effective in all that we do.

The effectiveness of Leadership and Management

  • To consolidate and strengthen leadership roles and responsibilities
  • For Leaders and Governors to work closely developing the new Ecclesall Primary School Governing body.

The effectiveness of the early years provision: quality and standards

  • To maintain consistently high rates of progress in relation to their starting points.
  • To continue to develop EYFS outdoor area.

Emma Hardy
Head Teacher
Ecclesall Primary School

0114 2663137