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Whitecotes Primary Academy

Primary Academy

Ethos & Values Including Equality Objectives

Academy Vision

Our aim is to develop in all our pupils;

A sense of responsibility for their academy and the world around them;

The ability to learn and play together with respect for each other;

The desire to make the most of every opportunity we are able create for them;

An understanding and acceptance of each other and to care for each other;

A sense of fun and enjoyment in all they undertake;

An understanding that they are part of a family and what that family means to them;

At Whitecotes Primary Academy we uphold the central beliefs of:

The Learning Environment

Our academy will strive to:

  • Provide your child with a high standard of education, implemented by rigorous national guidelines, within a balanced curriculum.
  • Ensure that our learning environment is stimulating and challenging.
  • Celebrate your child’s academic and personal achievements.
  • Provide the scaffolding needed to enable your child to achieve their full potential.
  • Care for your child’s safety and well-being by observation and listening to them.

A Healthy, Happy Community

Our academy will strive to:

  • Teach your child to develop a positive attitude to one another, regardless of gender, race, culture, belief, values, age and need.
  • Encourage your child to become an active member within our community and help them to see that they can have an impact on the world around them.
  • Regularly meet with you to communicate the progress of your child, celebrating their strengths and explaining how we can support and scaffold them in their areas for development.
  • Provide information to you about our academy, including relevant policies, meetings, workshops, activities, newsletters and open days.
  • Be very happy to welcome you if you would like to contribute to our academy’s broader curriculum. We recognise that the community of Whitecotes Academy holds a wealth of talent, experience, diversity and enthusiasm that our academy could benefit richly from.

Healthy and Happy Pupils

Our academy will strive to to ensure all pupils are:

  • Treated kindly.
  • Listened to.
  • Helped and supported
  • Able to build safe friendships.
  • Happy.
  • Included and have a sense of belonging to the school community.
  • Safe.

Get in touch


Whitecotes Lane Walton Chesterfield S40 3HJ


01246 234381