School Values and Aims


At Prudhoe Castle First School we aim to: 

  1.  Learn in a well ordered, attractive, friendly and stimulating environment.
  2.  Be respected for our personal qualities, valued for our achievements, and acknowledged for our individual needs.
  3.  Be encouraged to become confident, enthusiastic, self-motivated and independent learners.
  4.  Have well-planned, organised and balanced learning opportunities in which high standards will be encouraged.
  5.  Be expected to keep the school rules, show understanding and respect for others and be a worthwhile member of the school community.

Parents, pupils and staff are encouraged to have high expectations. The school aims set out clearly what the children of Prudhoe Castle 1st School can expect.

 We believe that high-quality teaching promotes effective learning and encourages good behaviour.

 Aims in regards to Behaviour

  • To create an environment which encourages and reinforces good behaviour.
  • To ensure that pupils take responsibilities for their actions and accept the consequences of their behaviour choices.
  • To define acceptable standards of behaviour.
  • To encourage consistency of response to both positive and negative behaviour.
  • To promote self-esteem, self-discipline and positive relationships.
  • To ensure that children complete assigned work to a high standard
  • To safeguard all children and staff
  • To ensure that the school’s expectations and strategies are widely known and understood.
  • To encourage the involvement of both home and school in the implementation of this policy