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Drivers and Mission

Vision, Ethos, Drivers and Values

Our Ethos:

 

At Seaburn Dene Primary School our priority is to grow a love of learning, inspired by quality teaching and by building and developing upon all of our individual talents. We work tirelessly to ensure that our children enjoy a stimulating and diverse education; learning is irresistible, children are happy, feel safe and are valued. Learning experiences are rich and enjoyable and mistakes are the moments we build success on.


Everything we do as a school is to ensure that our children achieve their very best and we are deeply aware that children only get one chance at their primary education. It is therefore our job to ensure that they all reach for the highest levels of personal achievement and development. We want every child to be successful; to reach for success from the very first day they join us so when they leave us, they have a love of learning for the rest of their lives.

 

 

Our Mission:

 

With children at the heart of all we do, we inspire curious, resilient, independent and confident learners.

Our Values:

 

Kindness - we understand what others are feeling and show care for them.

Determination - even when the going gets tough we can shine and achieve amazing things.

Respect - accepting and showing respect for one another, regardless of similarities and differences.

Aspiration - Being the best you that there is. Anything is possible.

Our Aims:

 

To prepare our children to be the best they can be - establishing a lifelong love of learning.

 

To create a safe, engaging and vibrant environment which fosters a growth mindset, remembering that success is built on failure.

 

To celebrate each child's uniqueness, individuality, talents and achievements.

 

To develop strong partnerships with our families and the local community.

 

To build a learning community throughout our school build on a culture of pride, ambition and commitment to excellence.

Seaburn Dene Primary School is a school in which:

 

The Creative Arts inspire young children;

Links with communities, local and distant, enhance learning;

Physical Education is fundamental to encouraging and laying the foundations for a healthy lifestyle;

Scientific enquiry, combined with technological skills, prepares children for the future.

Everyone has these four rights at Seaburn Dene Primary School:

 

The right to be safe.

The right to be treated with fairness and respect.

The right to learn.

The right to be listened to.

 

SDPS Equality Statement September 2019

 

SDPS is dedicated to providing a service to the community of Seaburn Dene that is equitable throughout our school community. We endeavour to achieve this by:

 

  • Promoting cultural development and understanding via a rich range of experiences, both in and beyond daily school life.
  • Promoting British values-democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and tolerance with those of different faiths and beliefs.
  • Treating everyone fairly and with respect.
  • Tackling any prejudice 
  • We want to make sure that our school is a safe and secure place for everyone
  • We recognise that individuals have different needs, therefore treating people equally does not necessarily mean treating them the same.
  • To carefully monitor pupil progress to identify and reduce gaps between girls and boys and more disadvantaged groups.
  • We aim to make sure that no one is experiences less favourable experiences because of 
    • age
    • ethnicity
    • gender
    • marital of civil partnership
    • religion or belief
    • sexual identity

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