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Vision & Values

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide a happy, caring and stimulating environment where children will achieve their fullest potential, so that they can make their best contribution to society

Our vision for Dormers Wells Junior School reflects a passionate commitment to learning and recognition of the uniqueness of individual learners

It is driven by our desire to offer the best possible education for our pupils in partnership with our parents and the local community

We believe our approach will inspire a love of learning and unlock the potential that lies within all of our children, preparing them to be happy, successful and responsible citizens in the future

Our aims and vision are designed to fulfil Article 6 from the UNICEF Charter of the Rights of the Child which states that We have a duty to do all we can to ensure that children survive and develop to their full potential…

Our children and families come from all over the world and more than 30 languages are spoken. Our commitment is to ensure that all our pupils share one language and one goal-to be the very best


Our aims

To provide a structured programme of work ensuring a broad balanced curriculum which is thematic and engages the learners.

To provide an environment where children feel safe, happy and secure and develop a positive self- image

To foster an enquiring mind, with the ability to question, choose, evaluate and argue rationally

To provide equality of opportunity for all pupils without harassment or prejudice

To address the needs of each individual child working towards his/her full potential

To develop sensitivity to the needs of both self and others, fostering a culture of tolerance and respect

To develop awareness of moral, social and religious values, including British Values

To prepare pupils for the next stage of their education and adult life

To work in partnership with parents, governors and other professionals to deliver the agreed aims of the school


Our Values

Diversity- we celebrate our differences

Opportunity- we offer a broad curriculum and enrichment through sports and clubs

Respect- we treat others as we would like to be treated

Moral Values- we teach children how to live well and to do the right thing

Empathy- we understand the feelings of others and support each other

Resilience- we don’t give up, even when things are hard

Success- we celebrate what we do well and strive for more