Welcome back to school!

Welcome toWest Byfleet Infant SchoolWe Belong, Inspire, Succeed

School Aims, Values and Ethos

Our Core Purpose

To cherish all our children so they feel loved and cared for. To provide excellent teaching that enables children to achieve at their highest standard - embedding a love of learning for every child and creating citizens for life.

Our Mission

We Belong Inspire Succeed’ - Understanding all children as unique individuals, ensuring everyone is cared for and supported to do their best. 

Our Vision

The children in our care only get one chance, and we aim to provide the highest quality of education for all the children in our school, ensuring they reach their true potential academically, socially and emotionally.

Our Aims

At West Byfleet Infant School We Aim to…

(The West Byfleet Way)


  • Develop the ‘Whole Child’, ensuring that they are at the centre of our school ethos, values and learning
  • Cherish, love and care for all the children at our school
  • Instill a lifelong love of learning for every child
  • Prioritise children’s mental health so that well-being is central to our school ethos
  • School values are important to build character, resilience and responsibility, preparing children for their life’s journey
  • Make learning FUN by delivering a creative, innovative and challenging curriculum, enhanced by our stimulating learning environment
  • Challenge and stretch all children at an appropriate level to ensure they achieve their best
  • Have a positive approach to managing behaviour and create confident learners – with a focus on intrinsic motivation to succeed
  • Work closely with parents/carers, with an open door philosophy to strengthen this partnership
  • Promote happiness in all we do!

Our Core Values 


Friendship and Positive Well-Being - having a good relationship with someone, who we call a friend.  People in a friendship have respect and affection for each other. Being happy and healthy.


Respect and Tolerance for all – due regard for the feelings, wishes or rights of others (admiration, consideration, thoughtfulness, politeness).  Willingness to accept people whose beliefs, race, religion, opinions or habits are different from their own.

Excellence – greatness, being the very best we can be.


Be Responsible -  having the job of taking care of something or someone.  Being able to be trusted to do what is right


Resilience - to keep going!  No just your ability to bounce back, but also your capacity to adapt in the face of difficult circumstances, whilst staying happy and healthy

Co-operation – working together for the same end result (teamwork, compromise, participation).  Recognising that teamwork and problem solving are essential life skills


VALUE OF THE HALF TERM: Respect and Tolerance for All