Our Aims and Values

Mr Matt Andrews

Head Teacher

We encourage every individual to be the best they can be; to be ambitious in their learning, welcoming every opportunity and enjoying every challenge so they can confidently embrace the future.

Our broad and balanced curriculum is innovative, creative and fun. It is taught through exciting projects underpinned by our learning values, excellent Arts provision and outstanding pastoral care. We enjoy involving parents and the community as much as we can and are proud of all our achievements. Please do not hestitate to contact us if you would like to come and see us in action.

Upper Beeding Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Our ambition for every child:

We encourage every individual to be the best they can be; to be ambitious in their learning, welcoming every opportunity and enjoying every challenge so that they can confidently embrace the future.

We aim:

To enable children to be motivated, effective and independent life long learners.

To provide an environment which caters for the needs of the individual child, nurturing their all round development and enabling them to play a positive role in the wider community.

To provide a stimulating and enjoyable curriculum which is broad, balanced, relevant and which shows progression and continuity.

We will do this by nurturing our children to become:

Ambitious Learners


  • Have the essential learning skills of literacy, numeracy & IT
  • Are creative, resourceful and able to identify and solve problems through an enquiring mind
  • Communicate and work well together
  • Passionate about learning and are motivated to achieve the best they can both now and in the future
  • Embrace new things and make the most of all opportunities

Confident Individuals


  • Have a sense of self-worth and personal identity
  • Become increasingly independent, are able to take the initiative and organise themselves
  • Make healthy lifestyle choices
  • Take managed risks and know how to stay safe
  • Recognise their talents, relish challenges and are ambitious for their learning

Equipped for the Future


  • Place fairness and honesty at the core of their values
  • Respect and appreciate others, understanding right from wrong
  • Develop a tolerant, kind and inclusive understanding of relationships
  • Develop a sense of their place in a global community
  • Sustain and care for the environment, locally and globally

Through the way we teach and support, we will encourage our children to develop our core values and skills of:







We will do this by:

-              providing a stimulating, nurturing and safe environment

-              valuing our partnerships with families and the wider community

-              celebrating effort and achievement

-              developing self confidence, independence and responsibility

-              engaging children in their learning

-              working as a team and respecting each other