We will work in a way together which espouses the values of self help, self responsibility, democracy, equality, equity, and solidarity. We will endeavour at all times to be honest and open and show social responsibility and caring for others.
At Waverley we promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs. At Waverley Primary School these values are reinforced regularly .
The British values are:-
2. Rule of law
3. Individual liberty
4. Respect and tolerance
Through the school ethos and curriculum we:-
a) Promote respect for individual difference.
b) Help children to acquire an understanding of, and respect for, their own and
other cultures and ways of life.
c) Challenge prejudicial or discriminatory behaviour
d) Organise visits to places of worship
e) Develop critical personal thinking skills
f) Discuss differences between people, such as differences of faith, ethnicity,
disability, gender or sexuality and differences of family situations, such as
looked-after children or young carers
We welcome you also to The Outer West Learning Trust which was formed on 1st April 2014. Follow the link details about our collaborative learning with other schools nearby.
The OWL Trust is a foundation trust of ten primary schools located in the outer west of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne. We are responsible for the education of over two thousand six hundred pupils between the ages of 3 and 11. We are a strong learning community where our pupils have highly positive experiences and attain good standards.
Our school catchments cover an area of ten square miles that are bordered by the tidal stretches of the River Tyne, the Northumberland County boundary and the main conurbation of the City of Newcastle. We have a rich industrial and historic heritage with Hadrian’s Wall bisecting our cluster. Our catchments are socio-economically mixed but when pupils leave our schools they are well prepared for the next phase of their educational journey with standards above the national averages in reading, writing and mathematics. All of our schools are unique and although they may vary in size and context, Ofsted inspections for our cluster reveal effective schools that work in collaboration for the benefit of the whole of our community.
Currently we employ over two hundred teachers, teaching assistants and administrative staff. Our leadership teams of experienced headteachers and governors, deputy and assistant headteachers and school business managers that have proven track records of school improvement. The Trust will further strengthen their collaborative work with identified key partners to further improve standards and enhance opportunities for children, parents, staff and the wider community. The Trust website gives essential information about our work together and includes an outline of our actions for the coming year of operation.
Most of the schools within the OWL Trust are also part of the Walbottle Village Teaching Schools Alliance. This is another strategic partnership that will assist our learning community over the coming years. We encourage all members of the community to get involved and support us in our quest to build a strong shared learning community.