• The curriculum provides pupils with a rich blend of experiences. It promotes pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development successfully and prepares them well for the next stage of their education.

    Ofsted

    February 2014

     
  • "I feel happy about learning here, its exciting what we get to learn"

    Child

    Year 3

     
  • "We have a lot of after school activities to choose from."

    Child

    Year 4

     
  • "I really love my year group teacher who inspired me and helped me through tough times."

    Child

    Year 6

     
  • "We are very pleased with the progress that our daughter has made at Joy Lane and feel that this has put her in good stead for the rest of her learning life - thank you."

    Parent/Carer

     

     
  • "My child’s class teachers are available for me to speak with them at the end of every day if l so wish – this is very reassuring."

    Parent/Carer

     

     
  • "There are a lot of opportunities to learn different things"

    Child

     

     
  • "We have tons of fun things here like a swimming pool, nice lunches and I think the teachers are really special"

    Child

     

     
  • "We have the best playtimes with lots of areas to play in."

    Child

     

     
  • "If we ever have a problem, the teachers always deal with it and help us."

    Child

     

     
  • "There are a lot of opportunities to learn different things"

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School Vision

 

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Our Vision
A Love of Learning, for Life, for All

Our Mission
We believe that all children should be encouraged to aspire to lead a happy and fulfilling life, whatever form that may take. As a school, learning is our ‘core business’ and to this end we aim to provide a broad and balanced curriculum, comprising rich and engaging learning opportunities which will inspire children at the start of their lifelong learning journey. We recognise that at times learning can be challenging, but will ultimately be   something to reflect upon with pride. We aim to equip everyone in our learning community so that they can adapt to situations as they meet them and   move towards the future with confidence.

Our   Ethos
Our School is a safe, friendly, caring, inclusive and respectful community upholding the Co-operative Trust Values of Equality, Self-Help, Self-Responsibilty, Democracy and Solidarity.

Our   Expectations
We expect our Children to:
Be jointly responsible for their own learning by:

  • being prepared to try hard and challenge themselves
  • being caring, friendly and respectful of all people, places and belongings
  • having good behaviour for learning
  • valuing their own and others’ talents
  • actively taking part in the opportunities offered during their time at school JLPS
  • helping to make important decisions about the school.

We expect our Staff and Governors to :
Support and encourage all children’s learning by:

  • being positive role models who embody the school’s vision and ethos
  • providing stimulating learning opportunities
  • having high expectations & aspirations
  • communicating effectively
  • supporting each other professionally
  • actively seeking continuous improvement.

We expect our Parents and Carers to:
Support and encourage their children’s learning by:

  • being active partners in their child’s   learning at school and at home
  • ensuring their child’s prompt and regular attendance at school
  • having the confidence to trust and support the school’s decisions
  • celebrating successes
  • working together effectively to overcome any challenges
  • respecting and adhering to the school’s safeguarding policy.

These areas for improvement are the key priorities for the School Plan
 
Leadership and Management

  • Continue to improve the effectiveness of communicating with our parents and carers
  • Continue to widen our involvement in supporting Schools and collaborative working through EKLA and CACoT
  • Manage the transition from eighteen to twenty-one classes by July 2017

Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare

  • Ensure staff continue to have high expectations of achievement and behaviour for all groups of children
  • Help children become more resilient when accessing challenging learning and see failure as an opportunity to further improve
  • Ensure that our School’s attendance is in line with National Expectation and reduce the amount of persistent absentees

Teaching, Learning & Assessment

  • Ensure that support for all groups of children by Teachers and Teaching Assistants narrows the differences in children’s learning with a particular focus on teaching and learning
  • To refine assessment systems across the School to give a clear account of children’s progress and identify any areas of improvement in order for children to continue to make accelerated learning across the curriculum

Outcomes for Children & Learners

  • Maintain and improve upon the current high standard of achievement and progress with a particular focus on pupil premium and more able groups
  • Mainstream: Ensure that children achieve age related expectations in writing and further minimize the difference between School and national expectations
  • Nursery: To raise attainment in Communication and Language in preparation for School
  • Oysters: To offer additional social learning opportunities for integration within the local community

 

Joyful Learning Produces Success

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