Vision & Ethos

School Vision

“We aspire to be a community, where every child and adult is valued as an individual, and is able to flourish in every way; intellectually, physically, socially,  morally and spiritually.” 


School Values

  • Perseverance 
  • Patience 
  • Courage 
  • Curiosity 
  • Friendship 

School Ethos

Threlkeld CE Primary School promotes high achievement and learning for life by ensuring these five core values are at the core of working with children to: 

  • Have an enjoyment and enthusiasm for learning, and achieve high academic standards 
  • Achieve their maximum potential
  • Be able to work independently and collaboratively  
  • Expect high standards of themselves academically, personally and socially 
  • Gain high self-esteem, and learn co-operation, tolerance and respect for others and the environment 
  • Be flexible and adaptable in the changing world and acquire skills to achieve economic well-being 
  • Take responsibility for their own actions and make informed choices 
  • Make a positive contribution as citizens of the wider world 
  • Seek a healthy lifestyle in body, mind and spirit

We believe that each child will succeed through experiencing:

  • A caring, family atmosphere, with a clear set of moral values based on a Christian ethos 
  • Support, challenge and encouragement, through a partnership between home, school, and the community 
  • A broad, balanced and challenging curriculum 
  • An educational experience of the highest quality, that caters for the individual needs of each child  
  • A friendly, lively and stimulating learning environment, with innovative teaching and an investigative approach to learning 
  • An enriching programme of extra-curricular activities and school visits 
  • A rich, varied and up to date range of learning resources 

We demonstrate our commitment to working as a learning community by:

  • Striving for improvement in all we do 
  • Working together towards common goals 
  • Valuing and developing all those who work within it