Achieving our Values

We have high aspirations for all our pupils. We are dedicated to developing happy learners who are  emotionally intelligent and who achieve their best.Ranvilles Junior focuses on achieving our values through STARS. Each STAR represents a concept and reflects how we work, learn and play together.
   
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SAFE Star

The school will:

  • Create a happy and positive learning environment
  • Teach and encourage children to be safe physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually
    and financially
  • Educate internet safety and wellbeing
  • Foster confidence to enable children to report any concerns

Children are encouraged to:

  • Use their learning to help them to feel confident to make positive choices and wise
    decisions
  • Learn to be themselves, to question, grow and learn with consideration
  • Communicate any feelings of concern they have with adults who they trust and who can help them

Parents are asked to:

  • Work in partnership with the school to develop wellbeing and support practice outlined
    in the Health & Safety, Child protection, Physical, Social & Health/ Sex Education
    and Behaviour for learning policies.
  • Monitor and ensure safe and appropriate use of the internet and social media at home
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TALENTS AND INTERESTS Star

The school will:

  •  Support the children in developing their learning and skills in areas of talent and interest
  • Provide opportunities to share talents and interests and celebrate effort and success
  • Promote curiosity, creative thinking and the desire to learn new skills

Children are encouraged to:

  • Enjoy exploring and just being them!
  • Recognise their raw talents and practise new skills
  • Learn from and with others to develop new skills
  • Have a go!

Parents are asked to:

  •  Support the school by allowing their children to engage in a variety of enrichment,
    curriculum opportunities
  • Share their talents and interests with the children in school to enhance provision

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ACHIEVE AND LEARN Star

The school will: 

  • Provide the very best education to enable children to achieve their personal best
  • Communicate what children do well and what they need to do to improve
  • Ensure learning is focused through a broad and balanced curriculum
    develop skills in a wide range of subjects and prepare learners for the next
    stage in their lives

Children are encouraged to:

  • Have big dreams and believe they can achieve them
  • Work hard in all areas of the curriculum to achieve to their personal best
  • Take responsibility for achieving their targets

Parents are asked to:

  • Ensure their children read at least 5 times per week, learn their timetables and support homework that allows them to practise core skills taught in the classroom
  • Discuss and share classroom learning to enhance it further at home
  • Celebrate academic success
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RIGHTS,RESPECTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Star

 The school will:

  • Educate the children about their rights and responsibilities in school and in the
    wider world
  • Teach children about diversity and its impact on society
  • Teach children how to be respectful of others and to challenge injustice in society

Children are encouraged to:

  • Value their Rights
    Respect others including differences in lifestyle, views and opinions
  • Know their responsibilities and ensure they carry them out
  • Be open-minded and learn about other peoples’ cultures, beliefs and lifestyles
  • Take responsibility and accountability for their words and actions

Parents are asked to:

  • Talk to their children about current issues in our society
  •  Encourage children to be open-minded and respectful of others
  • Discuss what they have learnt at school and explore the thoughts and opinions
  • Support the school in ensuring the children carry out their responsibilities both at home, in school and in the wider community
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SKILLS FOR GETTING ALONG Star

The school will:

  • Foster positive behaviours for learning, developing the children’s skills of
    independence, collaboration, perseverance, reflection, challenge and creative thinking
  • Develop the skills and personal qualities necessary for living, contributing to and functioning effectively in a multi-racial, multicultural and multi- faith society
  • Consistently apply our Behaviour for Learning policy through appropriate praise and sanctions
  • Provide differentiated and personalised opportunities for children to develop effective interpersonal and social skills

Children are encouraged to:

  • Develop their interpersonal skills socially and academically
  • Demonstrate positive attitudes towards their learning and relationships in school
  • Respectfully question and challenge to establish a personal viewpoint
  • Follow the school’s Behaviour for Learning showing respect for the environment and the people in it

Parents are asked to:

  • Model and support exemplar interpersonal skills to promote positivity
  • Communicate circumstances at home that may inhibit their child’s ability to ‘get along’ socially, emotionally and academically
  • Support the school in implementing our Behaviour for Learning policy in order to develop positive role models and citizens of our society

The half bee depicted in our school logo represents who and what we are now. The half which you cannot see represents who and what we might be in the future.

Working in partnership is the key to optimising success.

We are Life-Long Learner who Dream…Believe…Achieve