Broomlands Primary School

Kelso - Scottish Borders


Vision | Values | Aims

Our Vision, Values and Aims







At Broomlands Primary School our vision is to have people at the very heart of everything we do.  Everyone in contact with the school will be valued and cared for in a safe, secure, healthy and friendly environment.  We believe that learning is lifelong and will deliver the highest quality teaching and learning experiences to all our learners.  We will work in partnership to set high expectations and live by them, creating a culture of continuous learning and achievement.


“Learning is their journey

Let them navigate

Push them to explore

Watch them discover

Encourage their questions

Allow them to struggle

Support their thinking.”  


Our values guide the way we work.  Together we will be enthusiastic, creative and professional by:


•Putting people first and fostering inclusion

•Demonstrating support and respect for all

•Fostering protection of the environment

•Being open and accountable by listening and responding to our community

•Having high expectations of teacher delivery, pupil achievement and attainment

•Working with partners for the good of our community


We aim to:

•Build a multi-agency team which works collaboratively for the benefit of all involved with the school and encourages involvement in our local community.

•Encourage and celebrate wider achievements in all our pupils.

•Provide children with the learning opportunities and experiences to become successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors.  

In nursery we aim to encourage children to question their learning through the learning opportunities and experiences we provide.

•Provide a rich, stimulating, enjoyable and secure environment for learning with opportunities for individual and collaborative learning.

In nursery we aim to support their thinking through the rich, stimulating, enjoyable and secure environment we provide.

•Empower, challenge and motivate all pupils and staff to learn and think independently.  

In nursery we aim to allow children to struggle and be challenged so they can learn to think independently.

•Work together with our pupils and staff to build a strong foundation of healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging a responsible approach to the environment.

In nursery we aim to let the children navigate and explore their environment whilst encouraging healthy choices and a responsible approach to the environment.

•Create an environment where each member of the school community shows respect for others and is valued as an individual, where opportunities are provided to enable individual talents to be nurtured.

In nursery we aim to push the children to explore, giving them freedom to extend their learning, continue their discovery and nurture their talents.

•Develop the young people of today for the challenges of the future in an ever changing world.

In nursery we aim to watch the children discover, through their exploration and questions allowing them to develop as young people of today ready to face the challenges of the future.



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