Values, Ethos, Vision and Equality

Castle Hill Infant and Junior Schools recognise every child as equal, unique and valuable. The potential of every child will be nurtured, in order to develop their self-esteem and enable them to build strong, positive relationships with other people. They will be engaged in purposeful learning activities; inspired by real world experiences and immersive topics, which allow full access to outdoor learning; and have the opportunity to experience real achievement academically, socially and emotionally.

Nurture, engage, inspire, achieve’

Curriculum Vision:

All children will experience a creative, inclusive, challenging and real world curriculum that inspires future thinkers, innovators and problem solvers in a topic-inspired environment, which stimulates and supports high quality learning. Every child is able to achieve their full potential academically, socially and emotionally, ensuring they become ambitious and life-long learners.

Our Values:




Our Learning Knights:

Knight Thinks-a lot – Shows Knowledge

  • Having their own ideas
  • Making links
  • Creating and thinking critically
  • Choosing ways to do things
  • Being independent
  • Being resourceful

Knights Grafts the Great – Shows Resilience

  • Being involved and concentrating
  • Keeps trying and does not give up – perseveres
  • Enjoys achieving what they set out to do
  • Can recover quickly from difficulties and toughness

Knight Explores-afar – Shows Engagement

  • Being an active participant, engaged in the learning
  • Finding out and exploring
  • Experimenting with what they know
  • Being willing to ‘have a go’