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School Ethos




Together we aspire to be a community where everyone feels valued and safe, achievements are recognized and celebrated and we learn together and develop as individuals. In Fishermoss School everyone is encouraged to be the best they can be.

Values:                   Respect – Honesty – Responsibility – Kindness – Hardworking


Together at Fishermoss School we aspire to –

Successful Learners Confident Individuals
  • succeed in our learning, fulfil our potential and celebrate achievement
  • be open to new ideas
  • use resources and technology effectively to support independent thinking and learning
  • develop independent learning as an individual or as part of a group
  • develop creative thinking
  • ask lots of questions and offer opinions
  • develop respect and awareness of self and others
  • strive to achieve personal goals
  • be able to make healthy choices
  • develop independence
Responsible Citizens Effective Contributors
  • promote tolerance and sensitivity to others’ beliefs and cultures
  • be good representatives of the school and community
  • make informed choices and decisions
  • respect the buildings and belongings of our school and community
  • develop an understanding of our changing environment
  • solve problems
  • develop a keen sense of team work and demonstrate initiative
  • work closely with parents/carers and staff to succeed in learning
  • work well with local and international groups




Simplified version of aims devised by pupils

Together we aspire to make Fishermoss School a happy, healthy and safe place for learning by encouraging everyone to:

  • Be confident, kind, honest, respectful and polite.
  • Accept and appreciate ourselves and others for who we all are.
  • Be responsible, taking care of ourselves, each other and the environment.
  • Be positive and keen to succeed.
  • Do our best, work hard and achieve success.
  • Have our say and contribute to making the school a better place.
  • Work well with others.
  • Follow the Golden Rules.