Our Vision and Values

Chellaston Junior School Vision


“Together we are stepping to success.

Together we are working to achieve our best.”


In striving to become an outstanding school, at CJS we will help ALL pupils to be:

  • Successful Learners who enjoy learning, make excellent progress and achieve very high standards across the curriculum
  • Confident Individuals who are able to lead happy, safe, healthy and fulfilling lives
  • Responsible Citizens who make a positive contribution to British and the global society

Therefore, at CJS, together we will:

  • Ensure that the whole School Community is happy, safe, valued, trusted and respected
  • Implement high quality teaching that helps ALL pupils acquire knowledge rapidly, make excellent progress and achieve very high standards, ensuring they reach their potential
  • Develop a balance of basic and transferrable skills so pupils know what to learn and how to learn it
  • Deliver a broad, balanced and engaging, creative, relevant, meaningful and stimulating curriculum
  • Promote key attitudes, as highlighted in our school song “Stepping to Success”
  • Make learning fun and memorable, encouraging a lifelong love of learning for ALL
  • Provide appropriate support for vulnerable pupils, helping them to overcome any barriers to learning and achieve success
  • Prepare our learners to be responsible members of the community in modern Britain, promoting British Values
  • Embrace diversity: support the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of all learners and  promote harmony in society and a zero-tolerance towards extremism and radicalisation
  • Foster a culture where all pupils, staff, governors and parents work collaboratively and support each other
  • Develop a safe, smart, suitable and positive environment that represents best value

“Together we are stepping towards OUTSTANDING.”

Chellaston Junior School, Maple Drive, Chellaston, Derby, DE73 6PZ

Tel: 01332 701460 | Email: admin@cjs.derby.sch.uk

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