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Fynamore Primary School
Fynamore Primary School

School Ethos and Values

Pupils behave well and understand the expectations that you have asserted.’


Ofsted, February 2018

Fynamore is a secure, caring and happy school, providing a warm welcome for children, parents and visitors. To see more about our Building Learning Power values, please click here.


We believe every person matters and we aim to:                


Help our children to be healthy, independent and happy by:

  • creating a vibrant school                    

  • encouraging responsibility                    

  • listening to our children and encouraging all children to contribute                    

  • encouraging experimentation and risk taking                    

  • promoting health awareness through walking to school, encouraging physical exercise and providing healthy meals                    


Help every child to stay safe by:

  • providing a stimulating and secure environment                    

  • developing self esteem                     

  • encouraging good behaviour and not tolerating bad behaviour                    

  • providing buddy support and addressing bullying issues immediately                    

  • providing staff who children trust and can talk to                    

  • adhering to child protection procedures and making prompt referrals to support agencies                    

  • promoting road safety                    


Help every child to enjoy school and achieve their best by:

  • using best teaching practice                    

  • discovering the potential of each child and exploring his or her particular talents                    

  • teaching them how to learn                    

  • involving parents in their children's education                    

  • including children with special needs in classes wherever possible                    

  • providing challenge for able pupils                    


Encourage our children to make a positive contribution by:

  • being fair and consistent and setting a good example                    

  • teaching about racial equality                    

  • holding a daily act of collective worship                    

  • teaching about Christianity and other world faiths in RE lessons                    

  • giving children a voice through school council                    


Encourage the children to become economically active by:

  • respecting our school, its property and each other                    

  • giving children opportunities for decision making                    

  • taking part in enterprising events and activities                    

  • developing speaking and listening skills                    

  • encouraging children's aspirations                    

  • working with the community                    


Introduce the children to the global community by:

  • inviting people into school                    

  • organising visits                    

  • participating in local and international events                    

  • teaching about local and world history                    

  • encourage an interest in the world around them including individual differences, appreciation of personal pleasure and beauty                    

  • encouraging respect for the environment                    


Promote British Values by:


  • encouraging children to be resourceful, resilient, reflective and reciprocal

  • fostering a respect for others through a broad and balanced curriculum

  • working with people of signifcant standing within our community, such as our local MP, mayor and emergency services

  • prompting an understanding of the democratic process and the importance of democracy through School Council, House Captains, E-Safety Committee and Eco Committee

  • giving the children opportunity to learn about and help those less fortunate than them through charity work and fundraising

  • celebrating achievement through assemblies and whole school incentives

  • adhering to policies which promote inclusion and induviduality

  • providing a 'big question' approach to assemblies in which we study the values in detail


Support our staff by:

  • helping them to develop their professional ability                    

  • encouraging initiative                    

  • encouraging them to be creative when adapting to their pupils' needs                    

  • listening to their views and concerns                    

  • providing a happy and stimulating workplace            


Text Absence Line:

07537 438427

Please start the message with FYN and include your child’s name and reason for absence.


Latest Newsletter

For the latest Newsletter please click here.

Mon 13 June: Y3 Walk Safe


Mon 27 June: Y6 Bikeability starts


Tues 28 June: Y6 Treehouse Theatre


Wed 29 June: Y5 Kingsbury Green Academy taster day


Wed 29 June: YR Ash Class Warleigh Lodge Farm trip


Thurs 30 June: YR Oak Class Warleigh Lodge Farm trip


Mon 4 July: Y5 Abbeyfield taster day


Tues 5 July: Y6 Kingsbury Green Academy transition


Wed 6 July: Sports Day 


Fri 8 July: Y5 Bovington Tank Museum


Mon 11 July: Y6 Sheldon School transition week


Tues 12 July: Y1 Cotswold Wildlife Park trip


Wed 13 July: Y6 Abbeyfield School transition


Fri 15 July: Y6 Hardenhuish School transition


School telephone number:

01249 810090

School address:

School Road, Calne,

Wiltshire, SN11 9UG


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