Vision and values

Our academy vision is to: 

Make a difference and have a positive impact on every child by supporting them to be happy, confident and prepared for life in an ever-changing world, through quality, inspiring teaching and inclusive learning opportunities within which they are valued and thrive.

Our values:

It is important to us that we celebrate our diversity and each other’s unique qualities, welcoming difference as a way of embracing what each other has to offer. Our aim is for all our children to leave our academy as confident, resilient children who are proud of who they are and have the skillset necessary to become lifelong learners who understand and value the diverse world in which we live. We have high expectations for our children and promote our values with a joint responsibility with children and parents alike.

We value:

We expect:


  • We will show kindness to ourselves and one another

  • We will look after each other and are proud to be part of Pound Hill Infant Academy


  • We will celebrate what makes us unique

  • We will make good choices and think of others


  • We will have self-belief in our ability to learn

  • We will explore and follow our own interests and experiences

  • We will take pride in our learning and thrive on challenge
  • We will recognise and share in our achievements and celebrate our successes and those of other people
  • We will always have a go, even when something is tricky
  • We will be resilient learners