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School Values

Our Vision and Values


Our vision and values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident, happy citizens.

Our Motto


'Reach for the Stars'. We simply want our pupils to be the best they can possibly be in all aspects of life. We want them to have ambition and aspiration - to strive to make life better for themselves and for others through their primary school years.

Ethos and Values


At Westerhope Primary School we believe that all our children are special and unique. We provide an environment which is safe, secure and where individuals treat each other and their property with respect. We work as a whole school team to provide a creative, stimulating and engaging curriculum for all our children. We are all evaluating our achievements and looking for ways in which we can move forward in our learning.


We give all our children the opportunity to fulfil their potential and reach for the stars through learning.

Westerhope and Outer West Learning Trust Mission


At  Westerhope we will  build a shared learning community in which children, young people, staff, parents and other partners discover their talents, realise their potential, and develop a passion for learning that endures through their lives.


 Our children will:


•be inspired to be people of character with a lasting passion for learning,

•develop an enduring core of competencies and values,

•have the capabilities to thrive in the 21st Century globalised world,

•experience a safe and joyful childhood.


Our school will:


•have high quality staff who have excellent opportunities for development

•provide a stimulating, relevant and enjoyable curriculum,

•create a learning environment that shares and reflects best practice and current  educational research,

•cultivate every child's skills, enabling them to realise tomorrow’s dreams

•work with families and the wider community to enable the best outcomes for children and young people


We will work in a way together which espouses the values of self help, self responsibility, democracy, equality, equity, and solidarity. We will endeavour at all times to be honest and open and show social responsibility and caring for others.