Aims and Ethos

'Children at the heart of our school; our school at the heart of the community.'

At William Westley school we strive for excellence in all we do by:
  • Valuing the uniqueness of every child.
  • Providing the highest quality teaching and learning, through a creative and challenging curriculum.
  • Creating an environment where children will thrive. 
  • Valuing and celebrating the efforts of each child in order to develop their self-esteem.
  • Developing constructive and supportive partnerships between home, school, the church and the wider community. 
We encourage children to:
  • Develop an enquiring mind and a desire for knowledge.
  • Persevere and enjoy a challenge.
  • Approach learning with excitement, curiosity and creativity. 
  • Show respect for themselves, others and their environment.
  • To learn and work independently and collaboratively.
  • Develop as honest, caring and thoughtful people with the courage to act upon their beliefs. 
  • Develop a clear sense of themselves as members of our community and develop an understanding of the attitudes of others.