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Welcome

Axminster Primary Academy is a school where the community is at the heart of what we do, working to enable children to grow creatively and to achieve their best in a happy and secure environment.

 

‘I am the learner; I have high expectations’.

 

Our high expectations extend to all aspects of the school's work: academic standards, behaviour, respect, kindness and courtesy.

We feel very proud that you have taken the time to find out about Axminster Primary Academy which became part of the Acorn Multi Academy Trust in November 2014. The Academy provides education to children aged from 2-11 years from the local area of Axminster.

We believe passionately in helping our pupils achieve their individual best. At the heart of all our work is our belief that: ‘High Expectations lead to High Achievers’. Our high expectations extend to all aspects of the schools work: academic standards, behaviour, respect, kindness and courtesy.

Axminster Primary Academy endeavours to secure outstanding achievement, high standards of social skills and the improved life chances of all our pupils and young people. They are guaranteed a broad and balanced curriculum that prepares the children and young people for modern Britain.

All pupils are encouraged to have high expectations of what they can and will achieve, achieve the best they can, make progress in their learning, have a positive attitude towards their learning, have a healthy life style, feel safe and secure, be proud of their school and their uniform, be polite, be kind and helpful members of the community.

At Axminster Primary Academy we believe that exciting, engaging lessons, adapted individually to each child’s needs are the best way to ensure every child succeeds.

Working in partnership with our parents is valued and encouraged throughout the whole life of the school.

The school will try to:

  • treat all children fairly, care for them and ensure their safety
  • ensure that all children are well taught so they achieve the best possible academic results
  • help all children to develop a sense of personal responsibility and an awareness of the importance of being considerate and caring towards others
  • provide an educational service that meets the individual needs of all children within the school community
  • keep parents regularly informed about their child’s progress and about all aspects of school life
  • be welcoming at all times and offer parents the opportunity to become involved in the daily life of the school
  • promote physical fitness and an awareness of the importance of personal hygiene, exercise and diet
  • develop in each child an understanding, appreciation and respect for different religions, beliefs and moral values. Through the development of tolerance and mutual understanding we seek to prepare children for living in a multi-cultural society.
  • provide children with a broad and varied educational experience which incorporates the National Curriculum and fully embraces physical education, the arts and music
  • and look for opportunities to instil within children  the core values that underpin our school curriculum, through development of seven personal qualities:
    • Integrity – being honest, to oneself and others
    • Self-sufficiency – showing independence in thought and action
    • Creativity – possessing personal vision; being original and resourceful
    • Personal responsibility – taking initiative oneself without having to be told
    • Empathy – understanding others and being able to appreciate how they see things
    • Self-belief – the personal conviction that one can achieve; success is always possible, and usually likely
    • Resilience – never giving up; continually believing that one can do it: success is always possible.

This website gives lots of information about Axminster Primary Academy but if you would like more information and indeed come to visit us please contact the school office where Mrs Gardner or Mrs Ayres will be more than happy to help with your queires.

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Mr R. Minton
Head of School 

Announcement

Please ensure that your child is sun safe for the fantastic weather we are currently experiencing!

New arrivals

13 Mar 2018

We have some new arrivals and Beech class are taking full advantage to use them as a model for descriptive sentences! 

World Book Day

09 Mar 2018

On Friday 9th March, the children (and staff) all came into school dressed as a character from their favourite book.  The costumes were amazing!  Thank you to all parents and carers who helped to crea...

Early Years Activities

26 Feb 2018

The children in our Early Years Centre have been very busy recently.  They have been talking about their pets and the children and some of our teachers have brought in photos of their animals for our...

Maple & Spruce classes

05 Feb 2018

Maple and Spruce class Pupils in Year 3 and 4 have been busy working on their latest topic – Extreme Animals.  The children have discovered a multitude of fascinating facts about animals – including...

@Bristol

18 Jul 2017

On Monday 26th June, Spruce and Rowan classes went to @Bristol Science Museum to support their learning of the science curriculum.  They had a fabulous day and were able to learn more about friction,...

Sports Day

18 Jul 2017

Today Axminster Community Primary Academy held its annual Sports Day.  Thankfully the recent heatwave was over and we were able to hold the event as scheduled.  Our children excelled in the various ev...

Axe Vale Festival

18 Jul 2017

The children of Spruce and Rowan classes have been working hard, with Mrs Hogarth the Art Teacher, designing a poster on the theme "Axminster Carnival" for the Axe Vale Festival. Although all the chil...

Tadpole update

18 Jul 2017

The tadpoles that Beech Class were studying last term have continued to thrive! 

Election Week

18 Jul 2017

Here at Axminster Community Primary Academy, a decision was made to change the names of our four team colours Red, Blue, Green and Yellow. With the general elections drawing closer, our school council...