Our Vision, Values and Guiding Principles

Our School motto: "Including all learners achieving their best"

At Halley we see ourselves as all learners and what we want for all our children is what we want for everyone.

Learning for all
Challenge for all
Respect for all
Support for all

Article 28 - We have the right to learn:

  • Be a role model for good learning behaviour.
  • Teach in effective challenging and exciting ways.
  • Talk about what we can do to improve.

Article 19 - We have the right to be safe:

  • Be positive and kind.
  • Teach about how to keep safe.
  • Take responsibility for keeping children safe.

Article 23 - We have the right to special care and support, if we need it.

  • Ensure everyone is included and supported.
  • Treat everyone fairly and with respect.
Effective Learning Characteristics:
  • Confident
  • Independent
  • Ambitious
  • Creative
  • Resilient
  • Healthy

Teaching and Learning

  • High Expectations
  • Mastery & Depth
  • Enquiry
  • Skills based
  • Collaborative learning
  • High Quality Partner Talk
  • Outdoor Learning
  • Peer Assessment


  • English through high-quality talk & drama
  • Shared & Social Reading Approach
  • Maths Mastery
  • Science Enquiry
  • Skills based computing
  • Creative Arts Appreciation
  • Active - Physical Education

Pupils attitudes and behaviours

  • We work together
  • We explore
  • We ask questions
  • We solve problems
  • We try new things
  • We learn from our mistakes
  • We have our own ideas
  • We listen
  • We care
  • We never give up
  • We aim high