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Our Vision, Values and Ethos

Our vision for our children

What do we want our children to be/look like/do?

CONFIDENT INDIVIDUALS

SELF-AWARE

WELL BEHAVED, WELL MANNERED AND RESPONSIBLE

INDEPENDENT AMBITION AND RESILIENT

WELL-EQUIPPED FOR LIFE

KNOWLEDGEABLE (CURRICULUM)

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATIONS / ARTICULATE

How do we achieve this?

  • Celebrate difference

  • Opportunities for children to talk and listen

  • Introduce difference and diversity)

  • Be consistent

  • Encouragement and praise

  • We are positive role models

  • We set clear expectations

  • Reinforce our values, encourage play and expression

  • Opportunities to explore

  • Moving with peers

  • Good role modeling

  • Following school rules

  • Parent involvement

  • Open door policy

  • Good role models

  • Opportunity and areas of responsibility

  • Teach the skills

  • Clear and age appropriate expectations

  • Enabling risk tasking

  • Set them targets

  • Enjoy learning

  • Aspirations

  • Teach the skills

  • Create curriculum

  • Life learning and real life scenarios

  • Social skills

  • Staff taking risks and effectively using staff skill base

  • Develop staff practice to be preventable and informative as opposed to reactive

  • Quality teaching

  • Relationships with children

  • Differentiation

  • Promote and teach good learning behaviours

  • Teach behaviours for learning

  • Wide range of experiences in and out of classroom

  • Provide knowledge

  • Orally rehearsing

  • Talk for writing

  • Assemblies

  • Performances

  • WOW days]Model and teach communication skills

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OUR VALUES

Our Academy values can be summarised in the following words:

TRUSTWORTHY

HELPFUL

iNSPIRING

STRAIGHTFORWARD

HEART

These are the core values that will underpin all of our day to day work and they will be demonstrated in all aspects of the Academy. 

Our values, interpreted by our staff

WE are/have...

That means that...

that means that we don't

STRAIGHTFORWARD

  • We are politely direct - we challenge underperformance

  • Have ownership of all aspects of school

  • We are honest

  • We are uncompromising in upholding our high standards

  • We own our mistakes and learn from them

  • We find the answer if we're not sure

  • Speak behind people's back

  • Involve emotion in our difficult discussions with each other

  • Sugar-coat feedback, we are direct with positives and areas for development

  • Undermine each other

  • Let misconceptions embed

HEART

  • Respectful

  • Driven by our moral purpose - to act in the best interest of our children

  • Act with humour

  • Work for the long-term benefits

  • Do things which don't impact on the children's learning

  • Give up on anyone

INSPIRING

  • Model the highest standard of teaching and learning

  • We are learning, as we all are.

  • Talk negatively 

  • Accept any less than our best

TRUSTWORTHY

  • Understanding

  • Know our team, their style and circumstances

  • Children feel safe with us

  • Open to feedback

  • Listen 

  • Are approachable, we have time for people

  • Share information which has been confided in us

  • Lose our tempers

  • Discuss sensitive topics in the wrong place

  • Let our emotions or mood influence our leadership

  • Take things personally

  • Belittle/undermine anyone

HELPFUL

  • We are supportive - we help each other

  • We give constructive feedback

  • Do things for ourselves alone

  • Make things personal

  • Make life harder than it needs to be!

  • Set unrealistic goals

  • Pass on your stress

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Our ethos, written by our staff

MCPA is a learning family where everyone is welcomes, values and respected. There is an enthusiasm for learning, providing a safe creative and inclusive learning environment where the children are at the heart of everything.

 

We embrace the diverse needs of all our children by building relationships with them and the wider community based on empathy, communication, understanding and respect.

Our academy values help to shape the children in becoming a positive influence on society.

 

Mrs Wong
0161 202 8989
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Manchester Communication Primary Academy is part of the Greater Manchester Academies Trust

Name of the Trust: Greater Manchester Academies Trust

Company Number:  6754335

Registered Office: Oakwood Corporate Services, 3rd Floor, 1 Ashley Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2DT

Phone Number: 0161 202 0161

49 Parkstead Drive
Harpurhey
Manchester
M9 5QN
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