Edith Cavell Primary School

Ethos and Vision

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At Edith Cavell Primary School the staff, governors and parents are committed to providing a happy, ambitious and stimulating environment. All learners are nurtured to achieve their full potential and develop a love and enthusiasm for lifelong learning.

High expectation within a progressive, stimulating and enriching curriculum ensures all leaners are safe, valued and diversity is celebrated, therefore Learning is Fun!

Children’s Statement:  Learning is fun!


  • Provide an enriched and challenging curriculum, with an emphasis on securing basic skills and a passion for learning.
  • Excellent teaching and learning.
  • Target potential by challenging expectations of achievement.
  • Raising standards and reflecting our high expectations through an exciting, challenging and happy learning environment.*
  • Create a supportive ethos which is tangible to those who enter the school.


The core values that a school implicitly displays in its day to day activities and explicitly model, teach and reinforce are the standards that underpin the ethos of the school to benefit and develop the whole school community.

With a true partnership between parents, children, staff and governors these values are promoted and upheld. The core values that underpin the ethos of Edith Cavell are: