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Values and Ethos

Mission Statement

At Riverdale Primary School we strive to develop children’s perseverance and resilience alongside open-mindedness, respect and responsibility.

We aim to do this by;

  • Providing a happy, secure and stimulating environment in which everyone can learn with confidence and enthusiasm.
  • Encouraging a caring and respectful attitude towards each other.
  • Ensuring all children experience a challenging, appropriate curriculum, which meets their needs.
  • Using teaching methods and strategies, which engage and challenge children’s thinking.
  • Providing activities, which encourage children to develop lively and enquiring minds capable of independent thought.
  • Providing appropriate physical challenges both in and out of school, and encouraging all the children to be aware of the importance of a healthy lifestyle.
  • Fostering a creative, aesthetic and spiritual awareness.
  • Challenging stereotypical views
  • Recognising failure and mistakes are part of improving and learning.
  • Sharing an enthusiasm for life long learning and enjoyment of school life.

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.