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Wigton Moor

Primary School

Everyone learns and everyone achieves because everyone matters!

Mission Statement and School Aims

Wigton Moor Primary School Mission Statement


At Wigton Moor: -

everyone learns, everyone achieves, everyone matters


  • Our aim is that pupils will learn, achieve and develop as positive, healthy, responsible and caring members of our community, in school and out.

  • We want pupils to feel safe, secure, enjoy their learning and belong to a purposeful, stimulating school environment.

  • We want each member of our school community to feel valued and respected, free from any form of discrimination and to celebrate diversity.

  • We want to provide excellence in all we do.

  • We want teaching to inspire a life-long love of learning that engages pupils and gives them pride in their achievements.

  • We promote resilience, ambition, endeavour, healthy lifestyles, creativity and respect for all.

The School Council have devised a Child Friendly Mission Statement

In our school we want children to:


Respect each other and everybody

Be loved

Enjoy learning


Have pride in themselves and their work

Want to be clever

Leave feeling like a good person

Be kind, considerate and friendly

Be sensible and make good choices

Be sporty and healthy

Not bully or be racist

Know it’s ok to get things wrong but try

Have fun and enjoy school

Be optimistic

Ethos and values of the school


Our school aims to provide a high quality learning environment that is safe, secure, caring, purposeful and stimulating for all our pupils. We want each member of our school community to feel valued and respected.

We are committed to providing all our pupils with a rich, broad and balanced curriculum that is inclusive, relevant, challenging and provides excellence in teaching and fosters engagement in and enjoyment of learning.

We want all our pupils to have the opportunity and enthusiasm to succeed and realise their full potential in all aspects of their development so that they are prepared for future opportunities, responsibilities and experiences.

We do not tolerate racism, sexism, bullying or any form of violence or discrimination.


Through our curriculum at Wigton Moor Primary School we aim to ensure that all our pupils are included and are able to learn and achieve by developing:

  • enthusiasm for, and enjoyment of, learning
  • enquiring minds and the ability to think creatively, rationally and critically
  • the skills, abilities and knowledge necessary for their whole lives, in work and leisure, so they become responsible and caring citizens who make a positive contribution to their local community, the city of Leeds and beyond.
  • principles for distinguishing right and wrong
  • the ability to make informed choices, manage risk and to cope with change and adversity
  • the ability to work, both independently and co-operatively, with concentration and perseverance
  • an appreciation of the efforts and achievements of others
  • a feeling that they are valued members of the school community whose needs and rights will be respected and who have responsibilities to others in the community
  • the ability to form worthwhile relationships based on respect for themselves and others at home, school and in the community
  • a sense of self respect, self confidence, self discipline and self reliance, and an awareness of, and a sensitivity to, the needs of others
  • a respect for, and tolerance of, other peoples views, attitudes, beliefs, roles and abilities both within school and in the wider community
  • the ability to challenge discrimination and stereotyping
  • a respect for those in authority
  • a spiritual and moral awareness, with a particular understanding of Christian belief and practice and an awareness of and respect for other religious and cultural beliefs and practices.
  • an appreciation of what is involved in a healthy and safe life style
  • respect and care for their immediate surroundings and the wider environment
  • an appreciation and understanding of the importance of punctuality and regular attendance at school.
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