Our Aims

Strategy for 2016 – 2019

The Governing Board at Alkrington Primary School have established the vision for the school as follows:

 ‘We will be the school of choice for parents, pupils and staff; regardless of religious belief, socioeconomic status or cultural background.’


During the Autumn Term 2016, the Governing Board in in the process of consulting with stakeholders to establish the Strategic Direction for the school over the next three years.

Whilst this process takes place this plan sets out the immediate aims and objectives of the school, in order to continue the forward momentum gathered since 2013

The Strategic Direction of the School

1. Pupil Outcomes

By the end of Y6 pupils who leave Alkrington Primary School will attain at a level in the top 20% of pupils nationally and progress measures will indicate that progress from KS1 to KS2 will be in the top 10% nationally.

2. Finance

To maintain financial sustainability whilst investing in the strategic direction of the school.

3. The Curriculum

To continue to provide an effective core curriculum whilst further enriching pupil learning experiences in order to engender a love of learning.

4. Facilities

To invest appropriately to support and enhance teaching and learning experiences and drive innovation.

5. Communication and Engagement

To fully engage with all stakeholders, within and beyond the school, and communicate effectively to enhance relationships in order to achieve the school’s aims and objectives.

6.Investing in People

To invest in the development and support of the health and well-being of our staff and pupils to ensure delivery of the school vision.

 Our Mission

The school aims to become the school of choice in the local area, because it excels in the following areas:

  • The school is a warm and welcoming environment where all are made to feel valued.
  • There are high levels of achievement and progress by all pupils. Their talents are recognised and nurtured.
  • The school has a broad and rich curriculum, which provides high quality opportunities for pupils in a range of curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  • The quality of care offered to pupils is very high. This includes the provision for vulnerable pupils and those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • The standards of behaviour, including learning behaviours, is very high, with polite, well-mannered pupils who show confidence, perseverance and determination. They are inspired to become independent learners with high aspirations.
  • The school is truly inclusive, offering quality experiences for pupils of all backgrounds, supporting and promoting achievements amongst those from deprived backgrounds, promoting respect and tolerance between cultures and faiths.