UNICEF RIGHTS RESPECTING SCHOOLS AWARDGarretts Green Nursery School is a Rights Respecting School.

We are committed to upholding UNICEF’s Rights of the Child Charter.

Our Ethos

Working together to welcome, care, include, inspire and motivate to learn.

Vision & Values

  • Offers a happy, safe, secure and nurturing environment where children and adults are partners in life-long learning.
  • Allows children’s interests to be captured through play, enjoyment, active participation and the use of new and developing technologies.
  • Promotes the development of a range of communication, mathematical and scientific enquiry skills that enable children to live life to the full now and in the future.
  • Inspires, motivates and develops a sense of awe and wonder through promoting creativity, innovation and original thinking
  • Encourages a healthy life, the development of physical skills, exercise and healthy eating.
  • Promotes care and compassion and develops self-esteem, well-being, independence and self-reliance.
  • Has a shared commitment to practice based on what children can do, personalised learning, and child-centred experiences.
  • Respects adults and children in the setting and wider community, promotes equality and celebrates diversity.
  • Values the contribution of families in our learning community and offers support and guidance.
  • Expects teamwork, consistency and shared values and goals to ensure success for everyone
  • Promotes care for the environment and develops a sense of citizenship.
  • Ensures that high aspirations, expectations and a positive attitude empower learners to achieve their goals and reach their full potential.
  • Motivates and inspires staff, parents, children, governors and the wider community to work in partnership.
  • Ensures that our shared values of justice, equality, respect and compassion underpin our policies and practice.
  • Strives constantly to improve achievement and to be reflective, self-critical and willing to challenge our own thinking.
  • Shares an ambitious and challenging vision, informed by current thinking and ideas, planning for, and responding to trends that impact upon us.
  • Shares the responsibility for driving forward the vision for the setting, ensuring that Garretts Green Nursery School is a vibrant, caring, community aware of its strengths and how it can develop.
  • Is a community whose vision underpins sustained improvement and shapes our future.