Gillingham Primary School

Gillingham Primary School

Values & EthoS


We want our school to provide:

  • ENJOYMENT for every child and adult
  • ENGAGEMENT in stimulating, relevant and diverse opportunities , and
  • EXCELLENCE for learning and life


  • CARE AND RESPECT: Taking care of ourselves, one another and the environment around us so we can live and learn happily and safely together 
  • CURIOSITY: being interested in the world around us – wondering ‘how’ and ‘why’
  • ASPIRATION: wanting to be the best we can be
  • RESOURCEFUL: becoming independent thinkers and not relying on others to things for us that we could do for ourselves
  • RESILIENCE: giving things a go and keeping on trying when things are tough


  • To ensure every member of our school community is welcomed, included and valued as an individual.
  • To keep learning and personal development at the heart of all that we do
  • To discover, celebrate and nurture the talents, skills and personalities of every member of the school community
  • To encourage and instil a sense of ambition towards, and a readiness for, future challenges and opportunities
  • To work together to equip every child with the attitudes and skills that enable them to be positive and giving members of society; guided by a strong moral compass