Park Lane Primary School

Park Lane Primary School

About the school

We are committed to teamwork involving teachers, staff, parents, pupils and Governors. This teamwork is based upon mutual respect, support and understanding of all.

We want our children to be curious, resilient, independent, lifelong learners, who are prepared for life beyond school, so that they are able to compete effectively in our fast moving, ever changing world.

We want our children to be confident and respectful; to question and challenge what they hear and see; to learn from their mistakes and use them as a way of moving forward. To experience what it feels like to achieve academic and social success and to be the best they can!

We have a reactive curriculum that teaches life skills as well as a full curriculum.  We want our pupils to flourish in all aspects of their life and we celebrate our successes across the school.  Part of the value of school is experiencing and learning to cope with a wider social environment; learning to relate well to other people and beginning to see things from another’s point of view; learning to share, to be tolerant and to care for others; to be honest, reliable and show concern for each other and their property; to value other cultures and other people’s rights to their beliefs.

At Park Lane we work to give our pupils a thorough grounding in basic skills; to develop a lively interest and curiosity about the world in which they live; to experience a wide curriculum that includes the creative arts and physical activities and to develop a love of learning that will stay with them throughout their life.

Our Curriculum drivers are:

  • Pupil Voice and curiosity; we listen to what our pupils are interested in, what is current and change our curriculum to reflect what our pupils need to learn.
  • Growth Mind Set; we want to develop our pupils’ resilience and therefore encourage them to learn from their mistakes, have an open mind set and praise them when they find learning challenging.
  • Active Learning; our pupils are fully involved in their learning and make the most of the opportunities available to them.
What we do… What it means to us…


Respect Everyone
  • Keep hands and feet to ourselves
  • Speak politely to everyone
  • Always use good manners, verbally and in behaviour around the school


Encourage Each Other
  • Give praise (say well done)
  • Give genuine feedback to help our friends’ (and peers’) learning improve
  • We celebrate differences


Speak Truthfully
  • We are honest
  • We speak truthfully about others and what they have done/ we have done to them
  • We say/recognise/admit when we have done something wrong / made a bad choice and apologise for this


Practise, Persevere and Make Progress
  • We try again and again to improve our skills
  • We do not give up
  • We use our purple pens with pride


Embrace Mistakes
  • We learn from our mistakes
  • We look at mistakes as a way of moving our learning forward


Consider our Choices
  • We think before we act
  • We know we always have a choice
  • We can say “no”


Thrive Together as a Team
  • We work together
  • We help each other and celebrate achievements of other children as well as our own
  • We include everyone

If you are thinking of joining our school community and you would like to see us in action, please give us a call to make an appointment.

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