who we are

A happy school that aims high

At Manadon Vale Primary School, education is an adventure. Whether it’s in the classroom, in our wonderful outdoor areas, or on inspiring school trips, we make learning a rich and engaging experience for everyone.

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Active

Active

Involved and engaged

We embrace an active learning approach, encouraging pupils to interact dynamically and take charge of their learning – nurturing a deeper interest and understanding.

Our approach to education

Reflective

Reflective

Absorbing new knowledge

Looking back on what we’ve learned build stronger insights and connections – helping creating independent, critical thinkers.

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Resilient

Resilient

Growing in strength

Learning, like life, isn’t always easy. We empower pupils with tools to cope with setbacks, find the positives and make progress – in a kind, supportive environment.

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Healthy

Healthy

Nurturing body and mind

Health and happiness are everything. We focus on ways to maintain physical health and mental wellbeing to make those crucial early years positive, safe and fulfilling.

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Collaborative

Collaborative

Working as a team

We create a learning culture that’s cooperative and supportive. When we pull together, we learn teamwork, we strengthen one another, and we all achieve more.

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Curiosity

Curiosity

A thirst for learning

We encourage pupils to question and explore subjects for themselves – inspiring analytical thinking and motivating them to want to discover more.

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Why did you choose Manadon Vale?

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Pastoral Support Worker
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Governor
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Parent
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Chair of Governors
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Governor
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Seb

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Pastoral Support Worker
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Governor
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Ready to become the best you can be?

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