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Our Vision

Pokesdown Community Primary School is based on the firm belief that everyone can learn the skills necessary to reach their academic, creative, physical and spiritual potential; to have confidence, determination and resilience as learners and to become compassionate and responsible citizens.


Our motto is:  Today’s Effort – Tomorrow’s World



Our vision is to serve our diverse community, in a rapidly changing world, by providing an exciting, enriching education that challenges our children in an inclusive, secure and positive environment.

All members of the community at Pokesdown Primary School will:


  • Enjoy an exciting and innovative curriculum that develops and widens their knowledge of the world.
  • Develop the skills and enthusiasm needed for life-long learning.
  • Embrace challenges that deepen knowledge and understanding through creative thinking and enquiry.
  • Learn to reflect on learning experiences and build resilience.
  • Be nurtured to develop self-confidence, self-awareness and self-respect.
  • Celebrate diversity, demand equality and foster attitudes of compassion and respect between all members of the school community and in the wider world.
  • Conquer the unexpected, unplanned and unscripted through resilience and recognising that learning continues in different ways embracing digital technologies and innovative approaches.