School Vision & Mission Statement


Primary/JHS Dept.


Preschool Dept.

“Our vision is to create a school community where children are encouraged to enjoy school by having fun, explore the learning environment and excel in all endeavours….”

West Hill School allows everyone to enjoy the learning environment by having fun and participating. We do this by;

  • Providing a welcoming, safe, happy school where everyone is respected and listened to; a school where we take pride in ourselves and our achievements, enabling children to become confident and successful learners.
  • Striving to be the hub of our local community and an integral part of our society; building and joining communities locally and beyond.
  • Being a partner in the education of our pupils and being committed to working in partnership with our parents and the wider community.


West Hill School encourages everyone to explore the learning environment by;

  • Allowing pupils to take ownership of their learning and are proud of the outcomes.
  • Providing the necessary materials and equipment needed to develop confident learners.
  • Developing effective curriculum which aims to equip the child with the skills they will need for lifelong learning.


West Hill School encourages all to excel in all endeavours by;

  • Striving for the highest possible standards of achievement and behaviour in a stimulating environment.
  • Encouraging everyone to do their very best.
  • Developing a love of learning inspired by quality teaching.
  • Building and developing upon individual strengths and talents.

School Aims

1. Pupils’ Progress - Achievement and Standards

We want to create a school:

  • Which has high standards of achievement
  • In which all lessons taught are good or better
  • Where a clear emphasis is placed on Reading, Writing and Numeracy
  • Which prepares children for the next stage of their education
  • Which challenges our children to achieve their full potential.
2. Pupils’ Personal Qualities - Personal Development and Well Being

We want to create a school in which children:

  • Are happy and safe
  • Achieve behaviour and standards we are proud of by following the ‘West Hill Way’
  • Are independent in their learning
  • Begin the journey of lifelong learners
  • Promote respect for themselves, others and the environment
  • Develop enquiring minds and a spirit of curiosity.
3. Resource Management - Quality of Provision

We aim to create a school:

  • Which makes the most of the local environment in children’s learning
  • Where staff are committed to their own learning journey and the sharing of quality practice
  • Which achieves value for money
  • Which becomes a hub school for excellent teachers
4. Leadership & Management

We aim to create a school:

  • Which has excellent Leadership & Management
  • Which creates leaders at all levels
  • Which communicates effectively with stakeholders
5. What Makes West Hill Special - The X Factor?

We aim to create a school which will:

  • Place the emphasis on having fun in learning
  • Place a strong emphasis on music, sport, art and drama
  • Encourage children, staff, parents and local community to work together as a team
  • Embrace technology
  • Promote outdoor learning


The school will be run by the Board of Governors responsible for setting the strategic direction of the school.

The day to day running of the school is delegated to the Head teacher who will be appointed by the board and responsible to ensure that the direction set by the Board is fully implemented.

All teachers employed by the school are fully qualified to handle their respective areas of responsibility.