Our school vision

Nurturing, Motivating, Inspiring

Our vision is to be a supportive and nurturing school community where children are motivated to achieve and are inspired to continue learning in the future.


Barford Primary School nurtures its pupils by:

  • Listening to them and modelling a culture of respect and empathy.
  • Providing a secure environment at school from which pupils can explore, challenge themselves and take risks.
  • Engaging with families and fostering strong relationships with parents and carers.
  • Caring for all pupils as individuals through the excellent practice and dedication of skilled, compassionate staff.
  • Promoting and maintaining high standards of behaviour across the school.

Barford Primary School motivates its pupils by:

  • Providing support for all, which encourages, reassures and sets no limits.
  • Celebrating achievement and effort through rewards and positive praise.
  • Having high expectations for academic achievement across all subjects.
  • Modelling core values and teaching life skills which form the foundations for success.

Barford Primary School inspires its pupils by:

  • Providing a rich and challenging learning experience.
  • Offering opportunities to shine throughout the curriculum.
  • Following a question-led, enquiry-based curriculum which is shaped by pupils’ knowledge.
  • Promoting challenge and risk-taking embedded within a growth mindset approach to learning.
  • Celebrating individuality, championing difference and encouraging opinion.

Our Values

Barford Primary is proud to be a values based school, with values at its heart. 

Our values are Trust, Empathy, Love, Respect and Resilience.


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