Dear Parents,

It is my privilege as Head Teacher to welcome you to John Gulson Primary School and Nursery.

At John Gulson Primary we are at the start an exciting journey that keeps moral purpose and the future aspirations of our children and community at the very heart of all we do.

Our school mission statement, vision and values communicate what we, as an organisation, strive to achieve every day:


At John Gulson we empower and enable all children to be aspirational learners who are committed to achieving their best, now and in the future.


Through our inclusive practice, all learners will reach their own individual potential and will:

Develop a wide range of communication skills

Develop secure foundations in Reading, Writing and Mathematics, enabling to them to fulfil their full potential

Experience a wide range of learning including in humanities, science and technology, the arts – within and beyond the formal curriculum

Know how to keep themselves safe and healthy

Be compassionate and resilient

Know their own strengths and how to build on them

Be supported to develop and maintain friendships and relationships

Access their community feeling safe and confident

Celebrate diversity

Be committed to contributing to local, national and global communities


We are ACE Learners!


  • We are aspirational learners and want to achieve our best in all that we do.


  • We are caring, show kindness and help everyone to achieve their best.


  • We are the best we can be now and in the future.

We believe it is our responsibility to be welcoming, friendly and inclusive and to encourage every child to grow academically, socially, emotionally and spiritually. We aim to foster a love of learning for life. By allowing every individual to achieve their best and nurture their talents, we believe we are helping every child to gain confidence, security and the skills they will need to be excellent citizens in today’s multi-cultural society.

As a school, we have a dedicated team of pupils, staff, parents and Governors who all work together to continue to improve our school and contribute to the community it serves.

If you would like to arrange visit, like paper copies of any of our policies or require further information, please contact the school and we will be delighted to welcome and help you.

Ms V Sumner