At Templars Primary School we believe all children are entitled to develop to their fullest potential - academically, socially, emotionally, physically, morally, and spiritually enabling each child to grow in confidence and able to make a valuable contribution to the wider community.
Our school motto is
Every child, every day, every chance.
This reflects our ethos that the all the children of Templars Primary School deserve the very best and we believe that the staff, the children and families should all work together to give the children every opportunity to achieve their hopes and dreams.
Our key aims support our ethos:
We want our children…to think and to wonder
We aim to provide a curriculum that has been especially created for our own children. It will be relevant, progressive, cohesive and exciting. We support this aim by providing a rich variety of curricular and extra-curricular activities, which provide both breadth of experience and opportunities for personal/social development. Our staff plan learning with care and precision. They have the highest aspirations for pupils and the children will be encouraged to work to the fullest extent of their capabilities in all aspects of the enriched curriculum.
We want our children…to be able to enjoy being with different kinds of people
We aim to promote equal opportunities for all children. We will achieve this by valuing difference. We recognise each child as an individual enabling them to develop. personal, spiritual and moral values, an understanding of different religions and beliefs, a tolerance for others and their ways of life.
We want our children…to be kinder, fairer, braver and better people
We aim to encourage self-discipline, self-esteem and self-motivation so that our pupils can grow to become valuable members of society An important emphasis will be placed upon the child’s personal development and developing a love of learning. High expectations of behaviour, manners and respect are the foundation of our relentless routines.
We want our children…to be healthy, happy and safe at school
We aim to provide a safe, warm and friendly atmosphere for all who learn and work within it and for visitors. We will work to provide an environment in which children and adults will feel both safe, secure and happy, enabling them to develop effectively and reach their potential. In support of this the school and its governors are strongly committed to ensuring the physical and mental health of all pupils and staff and will encourage pupils to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and staff to take care of their mental and physical wellbeing.