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Ethos & Values

Ethos & Values

The Ethos and Values of our School

This academic year (2018/19) at Horbury Primary Academy, we have introduced a new system to instil and encourage PRIDE in our children and the school as a whole. The staff and children voted for attributes that they felt should represent our school and as a whole school, we decided upon the following:

Perseverance

Risk-taking

Independence

Determination

Enthusiasm

The children can now earn PRIDE points for demonstrating these attributes both in the classroom and around the school.

To achieve our vision of PRIDE we aim for all members of our school community to:

  • Be confident and independent learners and thinkers
  • Help each other and work as a team
  • Develop healthy minds and bodies
  • Be respectful of ourselves, of others and of the environment
  • Always try our best and rise to challenges
  • Feel happy and safe
  • Take responsibility for our own actions
  • To be self-disciplined and to have an understanding of right and wrong
  • To be engaged and enthusiastic in our learning

We aim to provide:

  • An inclusive and welcoming school
  • A stimulating surrounding that is valued by all
  • A broad, balanced, creative and engaging curriculum
  • Opportunities for critical thinking, problem-solving and real-life experiences

Enrichment activities which bring value to children’s lives such as:

  • Visitors into school
  • Residential trips
  • Young voices
  • Sports cluster competitions and events
  • Volunteer readers
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The Accord Multi Academy Trust is an educational charity established in September 2016 that is currently made up of four academies who were the founding members of the Trust. In September 2016 Horbury Academy and Ossett Academy & Sixth Form College came together, moving away from their stand-alone Trust status and were joined in December 2016 by Horbury Primary Academy and Middlestown Primary Academy.

The overarching vision for the Trust is to work in one ‘Accord – celebrating the differences of each academy through strong collaboration in order to inspire all members of our learning community to be the best that they can be.

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