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Vision and values

Our school motto 'To Care' encompasses all the work we do. It epitomises the attitudes we foster towards one another; captures the pride in which we take in all aspects of our work and illustrates the inclusive nature of our teaching and wider school ethos. Pickering Community Junior School is a caring, safe and successful place to send your child. 


Our core values and our vision are at the heart of everything we do.

These core values are:








They underpin our teaching and learning philosophies; drive our strategic and financial decision making and provide a benchmark through which to judge our success.


The vision for our school is focused into four main strands:


Quality of Education - "Inspire to aspire"

Behaviour and Attitudes - "Caring and pro-active members of our community"

Personal Development - "Building resilience and developing empathy"

Leadership and Management - "A leading school, pursuing excellence together"


Further details on these can be found in the document below.