Ethos & Values
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We believe happy children make successful learners so we aim to create a supportive and friendly environment based on our school values where children feel safe to take risks and challenge themselves.

Orchard Primary School Values:

  • Positive Attitude
  • Honesty
  • Caring
  • Respect
  • Try your best

In Gold Book Assemblies, we celebrate pupil’s hard work, for perseverance and diligence which does not always mean success but it means they have applied themselves to accomplish a task in a constructive ethos building their strength for future learning.

As our school motto states:

Aspire to achieve            Believe in yourself            Care for each other

Our School Council, and the School Value Assemblies actively promotes the British Values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs.

At Orchard Primary School we provide:

  • Excellent pastoral support
  • Good listening systems for pupils and parents
  • A stimulating curriculum which makes learning relevant and fun
  • A secure learning environment
  • Effective behaviour policies
  • A healthy school with nutritious , on site hot food and free fruit snacks for KS1
  • Breakfast Club/ After School Club and a range of after-school activities
  • An eco-friendly attitude

Aspire to achieve            Believe in yourself            Care for each other

Orchard Primary School, Oxford Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6LW
Tel: 0208 300 4878         E-mail: