We are very proud that our school is a caring and special place where children grow, learn and flourish. Amherst children are always encouraged, often challenged and undoubtedly supported to be the best that they can be.
We aim to nurture and develop:
Successful Learners who will achieve in many fields and excel in some.
Confident and motivated learners who are willing to meet a challenge and are able to take risks in their learning
Happy and secure children who can contribute effectively to both the school and the wider community
Responsible and caring citizens who have a well-developed sense of right and wrong and the conscience to make the right choice
We agree to:
Provide a stimulating and inspiring learning environment where children can learn and grow
Deliver a flexible curriculum that meets our children’s needs
Ensure that learning is matched to a child’s ability and has the appropriate level of challenge
Provide opportunities for children to develop as independent learners
Build a positive challenging and nurturing ethos
Value every child’s contribution and encourage them to respect and value those of others
Identify, encourage, develop, and celebrate our children’s many strengths and talents