Be the best you can be ....

Our hopes for the children of John Wilkinson School:

  • You will understand that learning is fun but that hard work is always necessary to succeed and be the best you can be
  • You will have a well rounded education which equips you for the future.
  • You will have memorable experiences which you will always remember.
  • You will not be afraid to try and will understand that we all learn from our mistakes.
  • You will leave our school knowing your strengths and feeling successful.
  • You will respect others, their similarities and differences.



  • To create a stimulating school environment where children feel valued, safe and are eager to learn.

  • To deliver a broad, balanced curriculum which meets the needs of all of our children.

  • To promote high expectations and standards so that children take pride in their work and achievements.

  • To treat and respect children as individuals so that they may develop respect for the individuality of all people and develop sensitivity to each other's needs.

  • To foster the understanding of moral and spiritual values and appreciate other ways of life.

  • To promote close working partnerships amongst the community, governors, home and school, for the greater benefit of their education.

  • To make education enjoyable and promote children’s understanding of how we learn. To enable children to develop a love of learning that will stay with them throughout their lives.

  • To provide extended school opportunities appropriate to our pupils, parents and community.

  • To promote a partnership between home and school. To this end we welcome and encourage regular contact between teachers and parents/guardians/carers and their involvement in school activities.