St Andrews C of E Primary School

St Andrew's C of E Primary School

Our learning tree


The following statements, that are written on Our Learning Tree were written and agreed by the whole school community - children, staff and governors.  They describe what we like about our school and how we aspire it to be.


We learn best when…


our school…

  • is environmentally friendly
  • is a rights respecting school
  • has a happy atmosphere
  • has lots of useful facilities
  • has lots of clubs
  • is one big happy family.


 our classrooms…

  • show off our work
  • are interactive, exciting environments
  • are safe
  • are tidy and organised


our teachers are…

  • helpful, but not too helpful
  • calm
  • organised
  • forgiving
  • encouraging
  • inspiring
  • fair


we are…

  • friendly
  • trusting and trustful
  • helpful
  • not afraid to ask for help
  • caring
  • never left out
  • happy
  • focussed in lessons
  • confident
  • able to work with different people


our teachers…

  • explain why we are learning something
  • do not always make our decisions for us
  • understand individual needs
  • have a good sense of humour
  • teach us in different ways
  • reward good work and behaviour
  • respect us and listen to us
  • know our strengths and weaknesses
  • listen to us
  • teach us how to be independent


our lessons are…

  • fun
  • practical
  • interesting
  • challenging
  • often linked to a topic
  • teach us useful things
  • consider different learning styles



Article 26.  Education should develop each child’s personality and talents to the full