Drake’s Vision Statement
The vision for our school is:-
To nurture within our loving Christian environment, the spiritual and educational development of all children in our care. Within our school family everyone is encouraged to do their best, both for themselves and each other, to grow in confidence and spirit and appreciate all life has to offer.
We aim to achieve this by:-
Enabling children to become curious and enthusiastic life-long learners.
Providing creative and stimulating opportunities to encourage spirituality and nurture social and moral values within a Christian context.
Valuing each child as an individual, helping them to become confident and independent.
Ensuring positive behaviour and good manners and encouraging mutual respect , empathy and tolerance for others and, within this, an awareness of our multicultural society.
Working together to develop an appreciation of everyone’s differences and learn how to form health relationships within our school family.
Creating an environment in which the children challenge themselves to reach their full potential.
Fostering a strong partnership with parents and the local community, encouraging a sense of belonging and responsibility.
Working closely and constructively with our Learning Community, cooperating proactively with local schools in order to share expertise, skills and facilities and extend opportunities wherever possible.
Developing each child’s sense of self-worth, to make each one feel special and valued.
Encouraging pupils to care for others, the environment and to develop an awareness of the heritage around us.
Giving pupils the skills to thrive in a modern world
Encourage a positive lifestyle recognising the importance of exercise, healthy eating and emotional wellbeing.