At Upton we:
- Nurture confidence and talents in both life and academic skills, within an aspirational, family-friendly, environment and using a lively, challenging and broad based curriculum.
- Give pupils time to play, explore and discover themselves within a stimulating and creative setting, where everyone feels equal and valued.
The overall aim of this school is to foster a happy and stimulating environment in which each child can prosper academically, socially and emotionally, morally, culturally and spiritually.
Our specific aims are:
- To develop self-confidence from an early age and ensure that every child can shine in some way. We will foster their intellectual, spiritual and personal potential.
- To give the very best educational opportunities to every child in their time with us.
- To enrich the lives of each child in their interaction with Upton House.
- To equip the children with the skills to be life-long learners and to prepare them for their continuing education.
- The children will leave us as confident, well-rounded and caring individuals who are giving and can be strong positive role models in the world in which they live.
- To develop, in partnership with parents, polite and well respected individuals in the community with the necessary social and academic skills to enable them to thrive on moving into their next schools.
- To offer opportunities to try new activities.
- To instil empathy, open mindedness and strong moral values in each child.
- To provide outstanding learning experiences through passionate subject specialists.
- For our children to make a positive difference in the world.
Our values are:
- We treat others as we would have them treat us
- We are peacemakers
- We forgive others
- We are truthful and honest, especially with ourselves
- We share
- We do not gossip, judge or criticise others
- We are patient
- We listen carefully to each other
- We always give of our best and expect no reward
A School Council made up of appointed and elected pupils meets regularly to discuss whole school issues.