Ethos and Values
We believe that every children should have the opportunity to Strive, Achieve and Flourish. All pupils and staff work hard to ensure our best efforts drive all we do. We aim high and be the best that we can possibly be and we fulfil our potential and make a real difference.
Values are principles that guide behaviour. At Oakley Primary Academy, adults and children are encouraged to model values as we believe this helps individuals to be effective learners, happy people and good citizens.
Our values-based education philosophy underpins work to actively promote fundamental British values of democracy, individual liberty, respect and tolerance of those from all faiths (or no faith), backgrounds and cultures. Assemblies, lessons and events promote spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, enabling guidance to what is right and what is wrong.
At Oakley, we want our children to be:
It is these three principles that guide what we do. Below is information about how these principles might look in practice during a school day. Of course, this is not an exhaustive list!