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Ethos and Values

Ethos and Values

At Padiham Primary School we aim for high standards in everything we do with a motivated and determined effort to improve outcomes for all of our pupils. Children are encouraged to be self-disciplined in achieving success, respectful of others, active in their learning and to express their voice and opinions on things that are important to them.

As a school we aim to

•           Build up children’s good self-image and self-respect by finding the positive in each child knows their self-worth and feels valued;

•           Impart a broad, balanced, exciting and stimulating curriculum;

•           Give a clear expectations of children’s behaviour

•           Develop in children a tolerance and respect of all others, irrespective of background, culture, religion, ethnicity, ability or appearance;

•           Foster good home-school relationships, supporting and being supported by parents.


Our school values:


Respect, citizenship, collaboration, independence, resilience, curiosity, happiness, creativity

These principles and values allow our pupils to leave Padiham primary school with the knowledge and cultural capital they need to succeed in life.

Our School Motto – Success Through Effort


Our curriculum principles can be found on the Curriculum Statement of Intent, within the Curriculum section of this website.

Padiham Primary School

Burnley Road, Padiham, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 8SJ

Tel: 01282 772496