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Yealmpton Primary School

Yealmpton Primary School

About Us

Welcome to Yealmpton Primary School

I am proud to be Head teacher of a school that celebrates every child’s talents and abilities.  We have a highly dedicated school team that is committed to developing each child’s knowledge, skills and understanding.  We enable children to enjoy their learning and provide them with the foundations for success.

We strive to inspire and challenge our children: achievement and a ‘can do’ attitude are at the heart of the Yealmpton ethos. At our school, we recognise that every child deserves to fulfil their potential as successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens.

We pride ourselves on providing a warm and friendly environment where both children and parents feel they are welcomed and listened to. We look forward to working with you to ensure your child’s time at school is a happy and rewarding experience, packed full of memorable moments.

At Yealmpton, you will find a positive and purposeful environment, with relationships built on mutual respect. We hope that, by exploring this website, you will find out more about what we have to offer.  I would be delighted to show you round our successful school so that you can experience Yealmpton first-hand, so please do book a tour through the School Office.

Ms Louise Young
Head teacher


Aims and Vision

We care passionately about our children’s education and go the extra mile to help every child reach their full potential. Our staff are highly committed to teaching stimulating and engaging lessons, concentrating on making sure that children acquire all basic skills, as well as stretching every child with our rich curriculum.

We are committed to providing an excellent education for your child ensuring they enjoy their learning, achieve and make progress supported by a string moral ethos and high standards of behaviour. It is important we believe to celebrate individual achievement and recognise the potential of everyone.

Being the Best you can be is our school motto and is at the heart of our ethos positive ‘can-do ‘approach to learning.

We aim to develop to:

  • Successful leaners who achieve high personal standards and make progress through developing their skills , knowledge and personal qualities;
  • Confident individuals who have high self – esteem , foster good relationships , respect others and care for their community;
  • Responsible citizens who show values of responsibility, respect, co-operation and understanding about their contribution to society.

School Values

Respect         Self –belief           Understanding      Equality           Relationships      Excellence

Our teaching approach works with promoting key values. This creates a strong learning environment that enhances academic achievement, and develops the children’s social and relationship skills that last throughout their lives.

The positive learning environment is achieved through the positive values modelled by the staff throughout   school. It develops the children’s social and emotional well – being and equips them with social and relationship skills, intelligences and attitudes to succeed at school and throughout their lives.

School Rules

Our school rules are intrinsically linked to our core values and thereby develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes that enable our children to develop as successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens.

Be kind    Be respectful        Be positive      Be responsible     Be fair

Equality Statement

At Yealmpton Primary School we are committed to providing equality of opportunity for all pupils and staff, and to provide a working environment which is free from discrimination, prejudice and harassment. We encourage respect and consideration for others, and recognise and value the school as a safe place for learning. The staff at Yealmpton Primary recognise that inequalities exist in all levels of society and believe that, as educators, we have a crucial role to play in eliminating racism, sexism and all forms of discrimination. We can promote equality by dealing with bullying, racial abuse and sexism immediately and by educating the young people in our care without prejudice. For more information, please see our equality policy which is available on request.