Welcome to Balliol Primary School.
It is with great pleasure and pride that I welcome you to Balliol Primary School.
We are a thriving community Primary School maintained by Bedford Borough. The staff are hardworking, creative and dedicated; enthusiastic about making learning fun. We value each child as an individual, and believe that all pupils can reach their full potential regardless of their background or circumstance.
BALLIOL PRIMARY IS A NURTURING SCHOOL WHICH PROMOTES AN ENVIRONMENT THAT IS FOCUSSED ON ACHIEVEMENT, RESPONSIBILITY AND RESPECT FOR ALL.
At Balliol we believe in an aspirational curriculum, which offers all children memorable experiences. We aim to nurture curiosity through an inspiring, broad and engaging curriculum where learning is at the heart of all we do. We celebrate perseverance, resilience and risk taking, in a safe environment, ensuring children welcome challenge and are not afraid to make mistakes. We promote an ethos of respect and empathy, where diversity is valued and celebrated and everyone is encouraged to thrive and achieve as individuals.
At Balliol Primary School we have some simple aims for our children and for our school
We aim that all children:
¨ Are literate and numerate
¨ Are respectful
¨ Are confident, motivated and disciplined
¨ Are prepared for life in a changing world
As a school we aim to:
¨ Maintain High aspirations for every child, based on a clear understanding of their current learning and development needs
¨ Encourage a love of learning through vibrant teaching
¨ Provide a curriculum which develops key skills and learning for life
¨ Create an environment in which children are valued and helped to be the best they can be
Read on to find out more about our school and our fantastic children. Whilst we hope that this website provides you with useful information, it cannot fully convey the supportive and friendly atmosphere of the school. You are very welcome to come and visit us, telephone the office or pop in to make an appointment. I look forward to meeting you and showing you around our school.
Mrs L Youngman