Our vision and ethos

As part of the ASPIRE Federation we aim to be an outstanding school at the heart of our culturally diverse communities, striving for excellence, enabling our children to achieve their highest potential in all areas of the curriculum in line with each of the individual schools’ values and beliefs.

Vision

Ulcombe Church of England school is a nurturing, inclusive learning space, where our uniqueness inspires trust and welcomes diversity .

Through creative and aspirational learning opportunities we provide every child with resilience, skills and the knowledge they need to

progress on their path of life, grasping every opportunity God has given to them.


Nurture Principles

  • Children’s learning is understood developmentally.  ‘Strong foundations for all, flourish’.

  • The classroom offers a safe base.  ‘Everyone important, valued, ‘God’s love’

  • The importance of nurture for the development of wellbeing. ‘Nurturing education’

  • Language is a vital means of communication. ‘Develop whole child

  • All behaviour is communication. ‘Develop whole child’

  • The importance of transition in children’s lives. ‘Whole child – not fall down’

ASPIRE Federation – Mission Statement and Vision

A School Partnership In Rural England

 

Motto: ‘We Aspire to Inspire’

Values – using the initials of the names of the schools.

K – Kindness

U – Understanding

P – Patience

H – Honesty

L –Love (of God)

B – Boldness

 

Mission Statement

The ASPIRE Federation will nurture curiosity and creativity through an inspiring, active, broad and engaging curriculum, where learning is at the heart of all that we do. Our children become resilient and self-assured in environments where pastoral care is excellent and wellbeing and mental health underpin each daily aspect of our community. Everyone is challenged and encouraged to thrive and achieve as individuals, preparing them for their role as caring citizens in modern Britain.

 

Vision

We aim to be an outstanding Federation at the heart of our culturally diverse communities, striving for excellence, enabling our children to achieve their highest potential in all areas of the curriculum in line with each school’s values and beliefs.