Aycliffe Village Primary & Nursery School

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Aycliffe Village, Newton Aycliffe, Darlington DL5 6LG


01325 300227

School Aims & Mission Statement

Our school motto, mission statement and core values were reviewed and updated in September 2022

Our School Motto

Great oaks from tiny acorns grow.


Mission Statement

We are a safe, happy, caring school providing support and challenge to everyone.


At Aycliffe Village Primary School we aim to:

Always provide a well ordered, secure and caring environment where children come first and where their learning can flourish within a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum;

Young children are encouraged to develop spiritually while developing tolerance of religions and others. 

Children are helped to develop lively, enquiring minds and the ability to question and discuss rationally and to apply themselves to realistic tasks and challenges;

Life skills are developed that allow children to understand and appreciate the world in which they live and the interdependence of individuals, groups and nations;

Individuals are encouraged to celebrate their own and others’ successes and to develop a wide appreciation of human achievement and aspiration;

Fulfilling children’s potential and in so doing acquire knowledge, skills, understanding concepts and attitudes relevant to their present and future lives;

Focus on the individual, tailoring a child’s learning to their needs;

Enable all pupils to be the best that they can be.


Our Core Values

The core values we have chosen are respect, resilience and responsibility.  Along with our motto and mission statement, they determine everything we do in school.