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School Values and Ethos

Lime Tree Primary is a sustainable school at the centre of an inclusive community, where all members are reflective, life-long learners who have a healthy body, brain and heart. Underpinning this vision is a way of working that is active, collaborative, learning centred and learner driven.

Vision

We believe that education is the key to a long, happy and healthy life. The more educated you are, the healthier you are, and the healthier you are, the easier it is for you to successfully access education.

Lime Tree Primary school is at the heart of its local community, promoting sustainability, wellbeing, lifelong learning and an active life style supported by 21st century facilities and technology.

  • Excellent teaching staff with high standards - "Excellent and caring teachers" - a Lime Tree parent

  • Amazing facilities with the latest IT technology, roof top garden, great outdoor space and play equipment - There is great outdoor and indoor spaces, a sense of freedom to move, run, discover and play. There is a lovely green setting." - a Lime Tree parent

  • Happy children who are excited about school and learning - "A positive, all-encompassing learning environment, where each individual child is encouraged to grow intellectually, physically and emotionally." a Lime Tree parent

Children attending our school develop:

    • flexibility, curiosity, creativity and problem-solving skills;

    • confidence to take risks and to ‘have a go’

    • reflection and evaluation skills and the ability to learn from their successes and mistakes

    • to show initiative, generate ideas and to think for themselves

    • independence as well as collaboration and responsibility

    • self-awareness, integrity, tolerance and a respect for others as well as their views

    • clear verbal, written and electronic communication and the ability to influence others positively

    • a respect for the environment

    • the knowledge and skills to ensure they have a healthy body, brain and heart

    • to become independent thinkers who make connections across areas of learning

Lime Tree Ethos

Healthy Body

Healthy Brain

Healthy Heart

Lime Tree Rights

Right to learn

Right to be safe

Right to be treated with dignity & respect

Lime Tree Values

Kindness

Craftsmanship

Enjoyment

Excellence

Creativity

Teamwork

Resilience

Honesty

Effort

Respect

Responsibility