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Nightingale Academy

St Margaret's Primary Academy

Unlocking Potential; Transforming Lives

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Visions and Values

Our school vision is 'Unlocking Potential; Transforming Lives'.

Mission Statement:

St Margaret’s is committed to developing lifelong learners who are responsible citizens that have limitless possibilities for their future.  St Margaret’s Primary Academy caters for children between 3 and 11.  We are committed to provide children with a safe and stimulating environment which allows them to develop resilience, self-esteem and manage emotions to form positive relationships.  Our purposeful, relevant and enquiry-based curriculum provides all our children with the skills and experiences to allow them to embrace an ever changing world.  


Through all that we do we aim to:

  • Ensure children feel safe and secure and are provided with opportunities to develop high levels of self-esteem, resilience and motivation. 
  • Ensure everyone is responsible for being a learner and achiever.
  • Ensure everybody makes the best possible progress, is ambitious for the future and is given the opportunity to explore a wide range of experiences of the wider world.
  • Ensure there is a purposeful, relevant and enquiry-based curriculum with a wide range of opportunities and experiences to meet the children’s needs which develops curious, creative, reflective, life-long learners.
  • Ensure all members of the community build positive relationships through effective collaboration and communication to develop compassion and mutual respect.

Core Values:

We actively promote our Core Values of being a St Margaret's Learner through all aspects of our school day.



  • Safety is our number 1 priority
  • We keep ourselves and each other safe
  • We ensure our actions make others feel safe
  • We understand how to stay safe online


Ready to Learn

  • We meet each opportunity with a learner’s mindset
  • We are always ready to learn more
  • We learn as much from our setbacks as we do from our achievements
  • We are resilient and persistent learners who take risks
  • We actively pursue growth and learning
  • We embrace and drive new ways to learn and grow


Working Together

  • We help each other and are kind
  • We collaborate as learners
  • We are curious innovators
  • We work together to support our community
  • We work together to build understanding and democracy
  • We work together to create a better future for our planet


High Expectations

  • We believe in ourselves and others
  • We are mindful of each other
  • We take pride in our work
  • We persevere with a challenge
  • We are reflective



  • We are honest
  • We are driven by our values and core purpose
  • We take responsibility
  • We hold ourselves and others accountable




Get In Touch

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REACH2 Academy Trust

Founded in 2012, REAch2 Academy Trust is the largest primary-only academy trust in country.

Registered Address: Henhurst Ridge Primary Academy Henhurst Ridge Burton-Upon-Trent DE13 9TQ Tel: 01283 246433 Email:

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