Values & Ethos

Our Mission Statement was written by the pupils, staff and governors. It encapsulates what we believe our school should be. Monkwray Junior School aims to perform to the highest possible standards in all aspects, in order to develop all of its pupils to their full potential.

In order to achieve these aims, the school will work in partnership with pupils, parents/guardians and the whole community, to empower our children and enrich their lives.

The Mission Statement – Pupil’s statements: 

  • To help each other and always be kind.
  • To look after the school.
  • To respect each other’s property.
  • To respect each other.
  • Treat others as you would be expected to be treated.
  • To work hard.
  • To be sensible.
  • To always be happy.
  • Remember to smile.
  • To make sure everyone enjoys coming to school.
  • Make all new people feel part of our school.
  • Be polite to all in school and our visitors.

Staff and Governors statements:

  • In order to achieve this, the school will attempt to develop its pupils in the following ways:
  • To make good progress in all curricular areas.
  • To fully develop individual strengths.
  • To be positively motivated as learners
  • To become fully rounded individuals.
  • To be prepared to listen and to mutually respect others.
  • To have confidence in themselves and the school.
  • To have a high level of self-esteem.
  • To co-operate with peers, adults and the wider community.
  • To feel that they “belong” in school.
  • To care for each other.
  • To be happy in school.

The school will attempt to do this by: 

  • Having high expectations of all its pupils.
  • Providing appropriate yet challenging activities.
  • Being committed fully to developing every pupil.
  • Providing a safe, stimulating and friendly environment.
  • Having consistent, firm but fair discipline.
  • Being approachable and welcoming.