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Vision, Ethos & Strategy

Killamarsh Junior School is a vibrant centre of learning, nurture and improvement.
Meeting children’s needs and extending their potential is what drives us daily! The National Curriculum is brought to life through relevant themes and children enjoy growing and maturing in a safe, supportive and challenging environment to become confident happy citizens. Our Vision, Ethos & Strategy are summarised below,

Our vision is for everyone in our school to be confident, resilient and motivated to learn in a safe, caring and supportive environment. Our goal is for children to feel prepared for their future. We want KJS to be recognised as a good school by pupils, parents, the community and Ofsted.


    Together we “Grow Successful Futures”. Children enjoy developing and maturing in a safe, supportive and challenging environment! We

                                           want you to be your best - #KillamarshCares!


      Our vision and values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils to be confident, happy citizens. We aim to achieve our vision by:

      • Providing children with a broad and engaging education via the delivery of the National Curriculum, PSHE, RE and RSHE
      • Providing children with effective teaching and learning to ensure they have the knowledge and skills they need to access and understand the world around them
      • Providing children with opportunities and experiences to develop personal strengths and interests
      • Ensuring each child has a voice and is listened to
      • Teaching children to take care of themselves, each other, the wider community and our world
      • Providing a stimulating, enjoyable and challenging environment that inspires a love of learning
      • Ensuring progress for everyone through sequenced education built on prior knowledge and skills
      • Empowering our children to build resilience, self-respect and to live a happy, healthy life
      • Helping children understand core British and shared Values of Respect, Equality, Personal Liberty, Rule of Law and Democracy to become effective citizens as they grow
      • Enjoying and celebrating our successes together