Vision, Aims and Values

Our Vision

At Lauriston we support all children to develop a life-long love of learning through a broad curriculum that builds confidence, nurtures the whole child and empowers them to become responsible citizens.

Our Aims and Values


  • Develop the skills to learn – become confident, independent and resilient learners
  • Place no limits on learning – ensure every child has equal opportunities and can pursue their aspirations
  • Develop confidence and pride in our learning – always work hard and persevere through challenges, taking responsibility and accountability for our learning
  • Listen to each other’s views and respond appropriately  –  respect and support each other in their learning
  • Creativity at the heart of learning – only with creative thinking can we face the challenges of the future


  • Of learning – develop a life-long love of learning
  • Of each other – be kind, loyal and supportive of one another, treat everyone equally with respect, act with integrity and develop empathy and for others
  • Of the community – be positive citizens of the local and wider community.  Celebrate difference and the diversity of the community, becoming global citizens of the world we live in


  • Learn in a fun, creative and innovative environment – spark imagination and new ideas
  • Together as team players – enjoy working collaboratively with and supporting others
  • By not being afraid to make mistakes – be bold and try new ideas, learn from our mistakes
  • Develop the whole child – a holistic approach for happy, well-rounded children who enjoy a challenge

Rights of the child

We support and promote the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child which means that:

  • Every child has the right to an education that develops their personality, talents and abilities to the full.
  • Every child has the right to a safe and happy childhood with the opportunity to play.
  • Every child has the right to be healthy.
  • Every child has the right to be treated fairly.
  • Every child has the right to a voice and to be listened to.