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Ethos and Values

“Our school is special because we have lovely teachers and make great friends “

Children reporting to school council


At Stoke Primary School, we are all very proud of our school! We are known for providing a welcoming and caring atmosphere where children learn confidently in happy surroundings. Great care is taken to provide for the social, moral and educational needs of the individual child. Our school is a place where mutual respect is encouraged and opportunities for challenge are provided. Our children achieve good standards in literacy and mathematics, compared with similar schools, and we are exceptionally proud of their achievements.

The children experience an environment where everyone is encouraged to do their best in order to reach their full potential. During school and after school we offer a range of opportunities for children to develop further skills such as football, art, multisport and music. Whilst ensuring that children receive excellent teaching in Literacy and Mathematics we believe that education should offer more and that most importantly it should be fun!

Stoke Primary is a two form entry first school located in the Stoke area of Coventry comprising of 15 classes from Nursery to Year 6. The main building has undergone major improvements in recent years and we have worked hard to create an extremely bright, colourful and stimulating school. We have good quality equipment for the children to use at playtimes and have also ensured our playground has a canopied area where the children can enjoy shade in the summer months and our Early Years outdoor area has recently been upgraded to support the children’s learning.

We have very close links with the community and participate in a wide range of activities with other local schools and Coventry partnership centres. Our dedicated team of teachers and support staff whose experience, expertise and efforts make the school come alive. We work in partnership with our Governors and parents.

We hope the friendships the children make during their time with us will be long lasting and based on mutual respect and care. We endeavour to prepare children for later life and hopes that their time at Stoke Primary School will not only enable them to achieve high academic standards but also provide them with some happy memories.
Please come along and see our school for yourselves. We hope you will be part of our future and we look forward to working with you.


“Parents and carers speak highly of the school and particularly value the good care and support “ Ofsted December 2010


Our School Motto ‘Believe and Achieve ‘

Stoke Primary School promotes high achievement and learning for life by working with children to:

  • Develop enquiring minds and a spirit of curiosity
  • Become highly motivated life-long learners
  • Be flexible and adaptable for the modern world
  • Have high self-esteem – respecting themselves, others and the environment
  • Be able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Achieve high standards in all areas of the curriculum
  • Gain advanced technological skills
  • Seek to extend themselves in mind, body and spirit

We believe that each child will succeed through experiencing quality in:

  • A broad and challenging curriculum
  • An enriching programme of curricular activities and visits
  • a stimulating learning environment
  • a rich, varied and up to date range of learning resources
  • innovative teaching and an investigative approach to learning
  • an ethos of support, challenge and encouragement to succeed
  • learning partnerships between school, home and the community

We demonstrate our commitment to working as a learning community by:

  • striving for continuous improvement in all that we do
  • working collaboratively towards common goals

To help us achieve our aims, within our philosophy or partnership with parents, we ask you to:

  • be supportive of the aims of our school, our philosophy and practice
  • contact us if you have any queries, concerns or any issues you wish to discuss
  • attend our parents consultations and mentoring meetings to discuss your child’s progress
  • ensure your child is punctual and attends school regularly
  • keep us fully informed of any changes of circumstances so we can be responsive to your child’s needs
  • attend our events in school e.g. Curriculum evenings, Open Days, Harvests Festival, Special Assemblies
  • Encourage and support your child’s learning in school and through our homework programme and other activities we may ask them to do at home
  • ensure your child takes care of school property