Vision and Aims

Dream Big and Dare to Fail.


At Orchard Primary Academy we are committed to developing the whole child through high expectations and wider-world experiences and to developing strong links within the local community.

We aim to develop respectful, resilient and aspirational learners and staff, who enjoy each day and make the most of every opportunity. We will create a safe environment where children are listened to and feel valued.

Our ultimate goal is to improve outcomes for all children, no matter what their starting point.


1.Rapidly improve progress and outcomes for all children regardless of their starting point;

2.Provide a relevant and engaging curriculum that inspires learners’ curiosity and that will build their resilience;

3.Promote inclusivity and provide a variety of outstanding ‘wider-world’ opportunities to meet both their academic and holistic needs;

4.Build strong links with the local community through parental support, training and a whole-school celebration;

5.Provide a safe environment for our children where the child’s voice is a key influence on school policy;

6.Embed a culture of self-belief, respect, compassion and aspiration for our children to reach their full potential.

Curriculum Driver and Values

Through our curriculum and ethos we aim to instil 3 core values in our children that will encourage our children to 'Dream Big and Dare to Fail' in all aspect of their lives.

1. Respect

2. Resilience

3. Aspiration