A school to be proud of, a school that encourages, a school that inspires
At Colyton we encourage and inspire every individual to aim high and reach further. We want our students to be the best that they can be and to believe that they are capable of doing anything that they set their mind to. We want them to be proud of their achievements and the journey that they go on to get there.
We work in partnership with our community to help every individual develop the skills needed to embrace their future and to help them to be well prepared for life in Modern Britain.
Children at Colyton are encouraged to be active learners by being inquisitive, motivated and resilient learners. Our curriculum is tailored to the needs of all children and is aspirational, inspirational, challenging, enjoyable and enriching. We use topic based learning to inspire children and the topics are tailored to the interests of the children.
We value honesty and teach children to be respectful and considerate to all. We encourage the to take risks, use their initiative and be responsible for their learning. Pupils are happy, safe and secure, have a positive attitude and a thirst for learning. There is a sense of respect for and between all individuals regardless of race, religion, age and gender and for themselves. Pupils are well-behaved, kind and considerate towards others.
At Colyton we want children to have the confidence to achieve their very best and to go on to succeed in their future lives. We aim to support them to be able to communicate effectively and to be socially and emotionally developed in order to cope with the ever-changing world. It is also imperative that they understand the importance of being fit, healthy and know how keeping themselves safe so that they can make the right choices for life.
We aim to expose all pupils to a wide range of experiences and opportunities to enhance their education and childhood and help them grow into well-rounded successful confident individuals. These include visits to museums, galleries and theatres. Residential trips, forest schools, cookery, gardening, enterprise projects, performing arts activities are all some of the experiences that children will be involved in.
At Colyton we aim to provide a calm, inspiring and safe learning environment. An environment where children are well supported by staff and other students, where they have the opportunity to take part in enriching, challenging, dynamic and engaging activities. Teachers promote a learning environment that makes children feel safe to learn from their mistakes and to learn that hard work and effort make a difference.
We involve parents in all aspects of school life and we value and welcome all stakeholders and the wider community in the education our pupils. Children feel listened to and are supported within a calm, safe and friendly environment.
We value the importance of high quality PE as having a positive effect on children’s confidence and development. We value and celebrate the successes and contributions of all learners through a range of different activities in the classroom and wider opportunities.
At Colyton we develop the whole person: socially, academically, morally, emotionally and spiritually to reach full potential. We have high expectations of all learners. We strive for the best possible outcomes for all learners, Colyton is determined to do all it can to improve year on year and to be the best it can possibly be.