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Middleton Primary School
Middleton Primary School's ethos is based on values of ‘Resilience; Empathy; Self-awareness; Positivity; Excellence; Communication and Teamwork’. The school regularly teaches and models these values, along with core British Values and they are proud of how their pupils demonstrate these values in school. Personal development is at the heart of school learning – Middleton want their children to grow and flourish into active, responsible citizens. With very high expectations of behaviour, the primary is very proud of the children’s behaviour, which is exemplary. Visitors often comment on the calm atmosphere and excellent relationships in the school, which is so important to all at Middleton.
Children, families, staff and governors work in close partnership to create enriching learning opportunities in all areas of the curriculum. The aim is to encourage children to develop the skills they need for later life, with a very strong focus on pupils embedding learning from the breadth of the curriculum into their long-term memory. Staff track the children’s progress very carefully and make sure everyone knows what the next steps for learning are.
Middleton's co-curriculum offer compliments the core curriculum and provides opportunities for all pupils in wider enrichment activities, such as experiences, clubs and visits, which ensures each and every pupil leaves the school at the end of Year 6 ready to relish all future opportunities and challenges.
Middleton School’s success places them at the top of the Milton Keynes primary league tables and in the top hundred schools in the whole country for the percentage of pupils reaching the expected standard at the end of Key Stage 2. All at the school are very proud of this achievement, because it means pupils have all the tools they need to succeed in the next stage of their education.
Although everyone works very hard at Middleton, they also believe that learning should be fun. Children are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning and to develop skills which will make them lifelong learners.
Middleton Primary is an inclusive school and place great importance on knowing each and every one of their children really well. Every single child matters and are valued for all their different strengths and qualities. The feedback from pupil, staff and parent questionnaires is overwhelmingly positive.