The Spinney Primary School

Teaching and Learning Together

The Spinney Primary School

Teaching and Learning Together

School Values

To provide an education which develops the child, intellectually, academically, physically, socially, emotionally, culturally and morally To provide a rich stimulating curriculum that promotes high expectations and secures high standards through engaging, interactive, and stimulating programmes of study.


To provide an environment where each child is valued as an individual with unique skills and talents and is made to feel special and unique.


To encourage children to take responsibility for their own learning and be encouraged to achieve their potential.


To offer a local/global curriculum where children are encouraged to take care of and appreciate the world and the people around them.


To provide a broad-based curriculum, including delivery of the National Curriculum:

  • Which secures high attainment in the core skills of Maths, English, Science and ICT
  • to develop the ability to observe, question, hypothesise and solve problems
  • to develop communication skills


To build a strong sense of a learning community based on positive communication and effective partnerships between home and school.

To encourage and expect parents to take an active role in their child's learning in school and support their child's learning at home.

To celebrate the diversity of our society, to be inclusive and to promote respect and tolerance of all religions, cultures and backgrounds.


To enable the children to

  • Develop creative and critical thought
  • Develop aesthetic and creative awareness
  • Investigate concepts of beauty in the natural and man-made world
  • Introduce them to the world of artists, writers and musicians, through visits and visitors
  • Develop a moral, social, cultural, and spiritual awareness
  • To develop learning links with a range of partners such as The Fitzwilliam Museum, Kettles Yard and The University of Cambridge