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Evington Valley Primary School

Welcome

Welcome to Evington Valley Primary School's website. This site is designed for parents, pupils, staff, governors and friends of the school and also for prospective parents and their children who may want to know more about us.
We are very proud of our school. Evington Valley is a happy, lively and caring place, where each child's uniqueness is cherished and where they are encouraged to learn in an enriched, stimulating and caring environment whilst using an appropriate, broad and challenging curriculum for all children. Evington Valley aims to establish an effective learning partnership between staff, pupils, parents and the community by using motivational teaching and interactive learning
Please click on the menu options across the top to explore our site. If you have any specific enquiries please do not hesitate to contact us, all our details are can be found in the Contact Us section.
Evington Valley is a friendly and thriving multi-cultural primary school, catering for children between three and eleven years of age. Our school population reflects the rich and diverse cultures living in Leicester and is situated near to the centre of the city in a busy shopping area, close to a mosque and commercial / industrial units.
We consider ourselves to be a caring school in which the pupils are treated as individuals and pupils of all races, cultures and abilities are fully included. The school actively respects and celebrates the heritage of its families and provides a broad and balanced curriculum that is inclusive of all pupils and reflects the society we live in.

The schools most recent Ofsted inspection was in September 2017, when the school was judged to be Good. As you will see in the Ofsted Report

  • Pupils are happy, confident, enjoy coming to school and are enthusiastic about their learning
  • The school is highly inclusive
  • Throughout the school there is a clear sense of collaboration and team spirit
  • Staff and Governors understand where changes need to be made and are fully committed to school improvement


Parent and carers are encouraged to support their child's learning, and are welcome to speak to the class teacher, Headteacher or Attendance & Welfare Officer (on Monday and Tuesday) to discuss any matters concerning them. To ensure adequate time is given, we do ask that an appointment is made at the school office.

Ethos & Values

Evington Valley Primary School's vision statement is 'Caring and Learning Together' We promote high achievement, fairness and equality of opportunity by working with children to:

  • Develop social, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing
  • Create a caring and respectful attitude and approach to others and the environment
  • Develop independent and collaborative approaches to learning

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

  • An enriched, stimulating and caring environment
  • An appropriate, broad and challenging curriculum
  • Effective learning partnerships between staff, pupils, parents and the community
  • Motivational teaching and interactive learning

We show we care for others and care for ourselves when we try hard in our learning.

These are Evington Valley Primary's learning muscles that we use to help our brains to grow!

Evington Valley 
Primary's Learning
Muscles

 

 

I show I am doing this when I

 

 

 

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Concentrate and cooperate

don’t get distracted

get lost in the task

do one thing at a time

break things down

listen carefully to others

say when I don’t understand

am kind when I disagree

explain things to help others

am tolerant

 

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 Ask questions and be curious

 ask questions

notice things

look for patterns and connections

think of possible reasons

research

ask “What if…”

 

 

 

 

 

 Reflect

feel proud of all my achievements

feel my neurons connecting

imagine my intelligence growing by the minute!

use what I have learnt in real life

know I can do it if I have input and practise

keep focusing on the goals I have set myself or I have set with my teacher and think about how far I have worked towards them 

 

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 Imagine and improve

am being creative

think up new ideas and questions

keep reviewing my work

identify my best bits

improve one thing first

try to be better than last time

don’t compare myself to others only myself 

 

 

 

Never give up

work hard

practise lots

keep going even when it is hard

try new strategies

ask for help

start again if I need to

 

 

 

 

 

 Go for it! 

 have a go

have a growth mind set

don’t worry if it goes wrong

take a risk

learn from mistakes

am excited to try new things

enjoy challenges