Values and Vision


At Southbourne Infant School our vision is to provide an exciting and immersive curriculum which enables our children to become creative enthusiastic life long learners.  Our stimulating and engaging environment encourages independent curious minds. 


We, the children, teachers, support staff, lunchtime supervisors and parents, aim to make our school a happy and safe place, by Following the Rainbow. 

R – Respect

*We aim to listen to others

*We aim to be kind when we disagree

*We treat the environment, wider community and others as we would like to be treated

A – Aim High

*We try to be better than last time

*We plan and think things through

*We always try to do our best

I –Include Everyone

*We value differences and celebrate diversity

*We aim to ensure that all children and adults are treated with understanding, consideration and are given equality of opportunity

N—Never Give Up

*We keep going even when we are finding things challenging

*We try new strategies

*We know when to ask for help

*We aim to be brave, have a go and try not to worry if something goes wrong

B – Be Yourself

*We aim not to compare yourself to others

*We feel proud of our efforts

O—Open your Mind

*We aim to let our imagination go and learn from our mistakes

*We aim to be curious and ask questions

*We aim to be excited and to try new things

W—Work Together

*We aim to work as a team, together with our children and their families

*This starts in our class communities and extends to our whole school, local community and the wider world