School Ethos:

Our school is committed to develop in children a caring nature, responsive to other people’s needs; to respect others, whatever their colour or creed; to work in co-operation developing tolerance and understanding – thus reinforcing a child’s spiritual, moral, cultural and social development.

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

  • become highly motivated lifelong learners
  • be flexible and adaptable for the modern world
  • develop lively enquiring minds and a spirit of curiosity
  • 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
  • become confident with technology
  • challenge themselves to do well
  • develop social skills
  • develop their creativity and unlock their creative potential
  • be able to enjoy school and make friends


We believe that each child will succeed through experiencing quality in

  • a broad and challenging curriculum
  • an enriching programme of extra-curricular activities and visits
  • a stimulating learning environment
  • a rich up to date range of learning resources
  • innovative teaching and an investigative approach to learning
  • learning partnerships between school, home and the community