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Our Academy

We are a busy and friendly academy with the ambition to be the best we can be. This website aims to give you an insight into our academy, as well as providing up to date information for parents, pupils and the wider community.

We hope that you are able to find the information you require. Please feel free to contact the academy directly with any queries you may have.

Contact information can be found on our Contact Us page.


Our ACADEMY Ethos and Values

Nurturing deeply cultured, reflective and philosophical thinkers of the future.
Empowering intellectual curiosity, active learning and inquisitiveness.
Fostering empathy, mutual respect and courtesy in a global community.
Championing integrity, resilience and the value of personal endeavour.
Igniting a sense of awe and wonder, moral conviction and ambition.

The education and wellbeing of our pupils is foremost in all that we di and our academy is one where every child matter. We strive to ensure our pupils will: be safe, healthy and happy, enjoy learning and achieve success, make a positive contribution to our academy and society.

Cherry Willingham Primary Academy is principally a place for pupils, the family, staff, governors and the community to learn together in partnership, in an atmosphere of co-operation and respect. We aim to develop the full potential of every individual with regard to race, religion, culture, gender, age and ability, with equal access for all.

We believe that every individual brings experiences and strengths to our academy that are valuable. We aim to build on these by offering a curriculum that is stimulating, appropriate and challenging. We encourage children to learn from first-hand experience and to take an active part in the learning process.

We aim to provide an open, welcoming, stimulating environment in which every individual feels safe, valued and happy. We encourage parents and the wider community to take an active interest in the education of all of our children and to feel an ownership of their academy. We believe that education is a partnership and that home and school should work together for the ultimate benefit of our children.

Our commitment to embedding our values across the academy is shown by;

  • Our values always being modelled by our teachers. 
  • Our values are woven into our curriculum and taught explicitly in assemblies to help us learn and remember them.
  • Our values are recognised and rewarded throughout the academy when they are seen amongst the children.

We feel strongly that our values are important because;

  • Our values help the children develop positive and respectful relationships.
  • Our values help the children develop positive attitudes to learning.
  • Our values help develop emotional intelligence and promote reflection amongst the children.