Penwortham is a caring and successful school with a strong community spirit, happy children, dynamic staff and a dedicated governing body. Our vision is focused on quality first teaching, wellbeing and excellence in everything that we do.
It is our desire that all of our pupils have an equal opportunity to nurture their talents, achieve their goals and live enriching lives. Therefore we have created a learning culture that places emphasis on promoting inclusion, personal development and diversity. Our holistic approach and meaningful core values help make Penwortham a harmonious and safe school where all children can thrive.
“Staff have created a safe and nurturing environment for all. The emphasis is on values, compassion, friendship and respect.” Nurture Award 2021
“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou
Vision & Values
Penwortham is a dynamic, harmonious and values-led school.
We are a rights respecting GOLD school
Our values support our children to be happy and self confident individuals with strong morals and a growth mindset. Our pupils are encouraged to respect the rights of others, aspire for success, and achieve their full potential.
Our vision is for Penwortham to be an excellent school, where outstanding practice, equality and well-being are at the heart of all that we do.Article 28: Every child has the right to a good education
In an ever changing world our curriculum must equip our children with the knowledge, skills, confidence and ambition to succeed in future industries and technologies.
"Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world" - Nelson Mandela
Article 29: Education must develop every child's personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the children's respect for human rights.
Our curriculum contributes significantly to pupils' knowledge and understanding of how to live in and contribute to a cohesive and diverse community. As a result, children achieve highly with the majority performing consistently above national averages preparing them well for the next stage of learning. Reading is central to children’s learning and is promoted at every opportunity.
Our pupils are encouraged to respect the rights of others, aspire for success, aim for excellence and achieve their full potential.