It is our vision that Killigrew Primary School and Nursery is a school in which:

  • Achievement is outstanding, particularly in the key areas of literacy, numeracy and computing.
  • All staff are committed to providing the best possible education for all pupils in a way that meets their individual needs.
  • Pupils are motivated and provided with stimulating and challenging tasks that capture their interests and they gain pleasure from their achievements.
  • All pupils are given equal opportunities to achieve their full potential regardless of their ability, race, beliefs, gender or life circumstances.
  • Pupils develop a variety of skills across all curriculum areas and value the talents of others.
  • Independence, self confidence and a responsible attitude towards others is encouraged.
  • Pupils develop a concern for the environment and an enhanced understanding of the world in which they live.
  • Knowledge of modern languages is encouraged and pupils gain an insight into other cultures.
  • Everyone feels safe, happy and valued and is proud to belong to the Killigrew community.
  • We promote a positive attitude to healthy eating and lifestyles to ensure that children are aware of what they can do to benefit their health now and in the future.
  • Pupils are made aware of their role in the building of a caring cohesive community that is inclusive and values the diversity of all its members within the school gates and beyond.
  • Parents are involved in their child’s learning and share in the life of our school.
  • We promote active partnerships and positive links within the wider community.

We will promote high achievement and foster a love of lifelong learning by working with pupils so that they:

  • Develop their self esteem and develop confidence in their own feelings and emotions.
  • Develop a sense of independence by showing them how to manage their own learning and guiding them in the judgements that need to be made.
  • Develop self discipline, giving pupils time to consider the effects of their actions and to know the difference between right and wrong.
  • Achieve their full potential, both academically and socially  Develop an understanding and respect for their community, the environment and the wider world.
  • Develop the resilience to adapt and benefit from the broadening opportunities and challenges a changing society offers.
  • Are equipped with the necessary skills to leave Killigrew as confident, responsible and independent people ready to make a useful contribution to society.