School Mission and Ethos


Strive, Thrive, Achieve


The Free School Norwich mission is to:

  • Enable all children to belong in our community, do their best and thrive to achieve personally, socially and academically.
  • Provide a truly broad and balanced primary school education for all children with opportunities for everyone, preparing them for later life.
  • Enable all members of the School to be and feel safe. They learn to keep safe

Communication Understanding difference
Trust Hard work Respect Independence Vitality Expectations

  • Communication - caring relationships which grow and develop through talking and problem solving
  • Understanding and Valuing Difference - in the self, others and the wider world
  • Trust - positive and purposeful relationships based on trust
  • Hard work - inspired by engaging learning activities leading to achievement
  • Respect - at the heart of everything we do
  • Independence - building responsibility as we grow and learn
  • Vitality - productive energy from making the most of opportunities leaving us feeling happy, well and fulfilled
  • Expectations - a cycle of high expectation set up in those opportunities resulting in personal best, leading to praise and constructive self- evaluation and reflection that keeps telling us more about our learning, behaviour and emotions

The Free School Norwich
Kings House, Surrey Street,
Norwich NR1 3NX

The Free School Norwich
Kings House, Surrey Street,
Norwich NR1 3NX