Alderman Pounder Infant & Nursery School

Making a difference as we grow together

Eskdale Drive, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 5FN

0115 925 2928

Our Vision Statement

'Making a difference as we grow together'

Whole School Aims

These are to:

  • provide a curriculum in which children learn about and engage in all aspects of healthy lifestyles (BEING HEALTHY)
  • ensure all members of the school community are involved in providing a positive and safe environment (STAYING SAFE)
  • provide an exciting and stimulating curriculum which enables all learners to enjoy and achieve, become independent and self motivated and supports them in their first steps to economic well being (ENJOYING AND ACHIEVING)
  • promote social and emotional development and encourage all children to participate in decision making and make a positive contribution to the school and wider community (MAKING A POSITIVE CONTRIBUTION)
  • work in partnership with parents and other agencies to ensure that all children and their families have access to available services. (ECONOMIC WELL-BEING)
  • instill in our children a respectful, compassionate and positive attitude to others


Our Aims

We are working to achieve our vision through the development of policy and practice, through the following aims.

To have children who are:

  • able to recognise their individuality and value their own unique qualities and those of others
  • happy and secure
  • self-disciplined and responsible
  • independent
  • well behaved and able to solve disputes peacefully
  • well motivated and hardworking
  • interested and enthusiastic
  • achieving their potential
  • confident to ask questions and suggest ideas
  • given equal opportunity of access to the whole curriculum regardless of class, race, gender or disability
  • respectful and caring towards others, valuing their relationships
  • appreciative and care for their school and surroundings

To have parents who are:

  • able to encourage their children to have a positive attitude towards the school and its code of behaviour
  • confident and comfortable in school
  • actively interested in their child's education and feel free to discuss issues with staff
  • knowledgeable about their child's progress
  • as involved as they wish to be
  • proud of their child's and the school's achievements

To have staff who are:

  • knowledgeable and skilled
  • valued and trusted
  • fulfilling their potential
  • well motivated
  • confident and articulate
  • co-operative
  • willing to take risks
  • enthusiastic
  • able to take responsibility and be accountable

To have governors who are:

  • committed
  • involved
  • informed
  • supportive
  • proud of shared achievements


Our values underpin all that we do, putting children at the heart of every decision:

  • Aspiration
  • Creativity
  • Confidence
  • Enjoyment
  • Perseverance
  • Pride
  • Responsibility