School Values and Vision
"All pupils will aspire to gain achievement in line with and better than National Expectations."
Manor Oak is a vibrant, inclusive, confident community, where every child is nurtured to achieve their full potential. We are a happy, safe and welcoming school, with an exciting range of learning opportunities. We take pride in our school and our achievements and by the time children are ready to move school, they leave us fully prepared for their future learning journey.
We value each child individually, recognising their skills, talents and needs, supporting all areas equally, enabling them to achieve their full potential.
Every staff member supports the future aspirations of the child.
We are an inclusive school, welcoming young people from across the community. We understand the needs of individual learners and have high expectations of progress for every one.
We encourage tolerance and respect of others.
Our children are enthusiastic, they love coming to school! Our attendance is above national average and we celebrate good attendance.
Our school’s sports teams have been highly successful but we also have inclusive after school clubs for sport where all children can appreciate how sport is part of a healthy lifestyle.
Teachers at Manor Oak have high expectations for all children.
We enable children to develop an ‘enquiring mind’ with the confidence to become independent learners.
We set children targets, both long term and short term. Our marking and feedback encourages children to improve, extend and celebrate their work.
Children at Manor Oak know that all learning is linked and apply their bank of skills across the curriculum.
Our curriculum for English puts reading at its core. As confident readers, children soon become able writers and write for pleasure.
We believe that all children should be provided with the opportunity to become numerate in all areas to prepare them for life. To ensure this, we set challenging work encouraging children to take risks and to problem solve.
Specialist teachers of Sports and the Arts challenge children to discover and maximise their talents.
Our educational philosophy is child centred and the focus is on developing the whole child, valuing all areas of development equally.
We encourage the children to have fun, enjoy their learning and develop individual self esteem through, praise, encouragement and consistency in outstanding behaviour.
We know our children and their families well and offer a safe and supportive environment for all children.
We help children to develop their own personal beliefs and values and the ability to listen to and respect the views of others.
We know that learning is a lifelong process and provide every child with the strong moral framework to know right from wrong.
Children at Manor Oak are encouraged to take risks in their learning- to apply their skills to new situations and to recognise their own strengths in all areas of development.
Our beautiful grounds give all children space to develop physically. From sport, to gardening, from playing to forest school, we use our environment to enrich and support many areas of learning.