• Calverley Parkside School, Victoria Street, Calverley, Leeds, LS28 5PQ
  • schooloffice@calverleyparkside.leeds.sch.uk
  • Tel: 0113 257 0884
  • Fax: 0113 204 7812

Our School  »  Ethos & Values

AIM: Opening doors to possibilities.


At Calverley Parkside Primary School we aim to provide:
  • a broad, balanced and meaningful curriculum
  • an interesting, stimulating and friendly environment, where each individual can feel secure and valued and will develop his/her potential
  • a good foundation for the next stage of learning
  • all children, at the end of their years at Calverley Parkside, with a sense of achievement and self esteem as a result of their experiences here and will leave us for the next school, happy and with a positive attitude to learning

At Calverley Parkside Primary School we aim to encourage:
  • children to become “good learners” developing their individual talents to the full
  • the development of lively, enquiring minds, the ability to question and argue rationally, to work with imagination and a sense of purpose, through first hand experience where possible
  • our pupils to be caring, considerate, helpful and polite to others
  • the development of a sense of responsibility, self-respect, self discipline and independence
  • close links with home and the local community
  • respect for religious and moral values, and to be tolerant of the views of other religions, races and cultures
  • the use of language and mathematics with confidence and to be able to communicate effectively, using ICT, as appropriate
  • an awareness of, and respect for, the scientific, historical and geographical aspects of the local environment and wider world, and to help appreciate human achievements and aspirations

At Calverley Parkside Primary School we will:
  • have high expectations of all our children both socially and academically
  • help all children irrespective of gender, race or belief to achieve their full potential in all areas of the National Curriculum
  • value all children’s efforts by praise and encouragement
  • continue to develop good relationships between staff, governors, parents/carers and pupils
  • value the contribution that everyone makes to school life, placing importance on the welfare of individuals
  • help children to explore and respect various cultures and beliefs
  • provide opportunities for spiritual and moral development continue to improve every aspect of school life by extending our expertise through training and professional development