Understand School Ethos, Mission, Aims and Values

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A) The ethos of a school should be recognisable upon arrival as it is part and parcel of the environment of the school and its daily practice of staff and pupils that attend. From what I am aware, all adults that work and are a part of Sherbrook Primary school have a very important responsibility in showing standards of behaviour in their dealings with both children who attend and amongst colleagues. Adults who have good associations and strong collaborations will encourage the children to have good behaviour. All adults within the school should aim to create a positive and optimistic environment that will hold reasonable expectations of all children who attend the school. They should encourage through example, be truthful and polite while encouraging children to have relationships based on the kindness and understanding of other children within the school B) Although often referred to as the same thing, the ethos and mission of a school are very different. The mission is the overall intention of a school and based upon what the school intends to achieve in a more physical and academical way, as set out by the head teacher. This is usually seen as the school motto when you enter the school. The ethos is more related to the feelings and beliefs of a school. These should be recognised upon arrival of the school environment. It is set out for the whole school to be aware of and is reinforced through daily activities. The aims of the school are set out by the head teacher in partnership with parents, staff and the community which should prove all members of the school community with a safe and respected environment. The aims for the children at Sherbrook Primary are stimulating learning environment from which children can develop and move forward. Have respect for all, promoting self - awareness and excellent behaviour and to keep parents and carers involved in

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