Shafton Primary Academy, Barnsley, S72 8QA
E: T: 01226 710386

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Shafton Primary Academy
Barnsley, S72 8QA
01226 710386

At Shafton Primary Academy

We have a high expectations for all children and a commitment to ensuring all children achieve high standards. We will achieve this by -

Supporting the development of children who –

  • feel safe and know that if they have concerns they are listened to and are supported so that they thrive
  • who can create, reflect, persevere, are resilient and aspire
  • are able to work independently, collaboratively, as part of a team and to lead
  • are thoughtful, have the ability to listen, are responsible and supportive of each other and have a strong work ethic
  • are creative, analytical, critical and innovative
  • have high expectations themselves and each other
  • respect themselves and others
  • have endless curiosity, enthusiasm – who want to experience as much as possible and find out all they can

Creating a staff team who –

  • are an expert workforce with shared determination to do their best for every child
  • question practice and continually try to better meet the needs of all children and are supported in this by a detailed
  • professional development programme
  • equip children with the life skills they will need to be independent, reflective, resilient and resourceful learners as well as continuing to raise standards in literacy and numeracy
  • provide exciting opportunities for children to use and apply their learning to enquiry and problem solving so they develop their understanding of the world
  • plan, monitor and evaluate teaching, learning, the curriculum and progress in the academy to ensure the development of the whole child
  • are proactive and highly skilled at identifying vulnerable children and collaborating with other agencies so that barriers to learning are removed and all children succeed
  • help children acquire a range of personal, social and emotional attributes essential to their health and well-being and to life as a responsible citizen
  • develop children so they can actively participate in and contribute to the academy where they feel respected, safe and supported

In an academy which –

  • provides a caring, stimulating and enjoyable learning environment in which all children feel respected, safe and supported
  • provides a flexible, challenging and purposeful curriculum that is relevant to our children and prepares them for the responsibilities and experiences of life
  • offers opportunities to engage with a wide range of cultural experiences
  • provides a broad rich curriculum that excites them about learning and the world, is rich in IT to help children participate fully in a constantly changing world
  • equips children with the life skills they will need to be independent, reflective, resilient and resourceful learners as well as continuing to raise standards in literacy and numeracy
  • values and develops a supportive partnership between home, school and the community
  • provides opportunities to engage in a wide range of activities – social, the arts, sports and cultural, that will enrich their lives and develop their confidence, social and moral skills and self-belief

So that the local community has pride and confidence in our academy and trusts that their children will succeed and do well here.

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