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Ryedene Primaryand Nursery SchoolGrowing Together to Succeed

Welcome toRyedene Primary and Nursery SchoolGrowing Together to Succeed


Our School Aims

The School’s aims are to:

  • provide a rich, varied, supportive, caring and safe environment, which has high expectations, values all members of the school community and allows children to develop their skills and abilities
  • recognise the needs and aspirations of all individuals and provide opportunities for all pupils to make the best possible progress and attain the highest personal achievements;
  • ensure children can develop as literate, numerate and technologically competent individuals, within a broad, balanced, exciting and challenging curriculum;
  • provide rich and varied contexts and exciting experiences for pupils to acquire, develop and apply a broad range of knowledge, skills and understanding; provide a curriculum which promotes the spiritual, moral, social, cultural, physical, mental and emotional development of the pupils;
  • develop individuals with lively, enquiring minds, good thinking skills, self-respect, self-discipline and positive attitudes;
  • encourage all children to be enthusiastic and committed learners, promoting their self -esteem, self-worth and emotional well-being;
  • develop children’s confidence and capacity to learn and work independently and collaboratively;
  • develop enduring values of respect, honesty, equality, integrity, tolerance, fairness and trust;
  • encourage children to respond positively to the opportunities, challenges and
  • responsibilities of a rapidly changing world;
  • encourage children to value the diversity in our society and the environment in which they live;
  • encourage children to become active and responsible citizens, contributing positively to the community and society.
  • promote independence


At Ryedene our children are encouraged to:

  • Embrace a growth mindset
  • Recognise that to fail is to become a better learner
  • Foster the skills of independence, creativity and resilience;
  • Learn in a variety of ways;
  • Be successful learners who achieves challenging goals;
  • Engage in a variety of opportunities which foster learning;
  • Be empowered to take responsibility of their own learning;
  • Evaluate their own learning and act on feedback to make progress
  • Be involved in the way the school is run, through class and school councils, in order to make them feel that their opinion is valued.


Pupils at Ryedene develop this through the 5Rs;

  • Being Resilient (Resilient Reggie the Tortoise)
  • Being Resourceful (Resourceful Rita the Squirrel)
  • Being Reflective (Reflective Reginald the Owl)
  • Being a Risk taker (Risky Rex the Cat)
  • Being Reciprocal (Reciprocal Ralph the Meerkat)