Welcome to the Middlethorpe 

As Principal of Middlethorpe Primary Academy- an Enquire Learning Trust school- I would like to welcome you to our school on behalf of our children, parents, staff and governors. At Middlethorpe we pride ourselves on creating a warm and friendly environment in which everyone feels part of a large family- ‘Together we learn to shine’. Learning is at the heart of everything we do and through a varied and rich curriculum, our children leave our academy with aspirational outcomes and the skills to enable them to become lifelong learners. Our three drivers of Kindness, Responsibility and Pride underpin every choice we make and challenge everyone to become the best they can be. 


Our Aims

  • Build relationships within the school, with families and the wider community
  • Create a happy, secure, stable and caring environment in which all children achieve to their full potential
  • Inspire and nurture a love of lifelong learning
  • Ensure all children reach their full potential and are prepared for the next stage in their educational journey
  • Enable the development of our fantastic learning behaviours of curiosity, resilience, independence, reflection and collaboration
  • Equip our pupils with the skills and confidence to articulate opinions, listen to others, reason and debate
  • Instil our aims of kindness, responsibility and pride in all we do
  • Provide a rich and varied range of experiences to enable children to understand the ever changing world they live in
  • Develop global citizens who are self-aware, empathetic and able to make the world a better place



Middlethorpe Learners

 At Middlethorpe learning is the core of everything we do. Middlethorpe Learners are:

  • ResiLient- we take risks, seek out challenges, persevere when things get tricky and always maintain a positive mindset
  • ReflEctive- we take pride in our learning, assess our learning and find ways to improve, make our own decisions and adapt when things change
  • CollAborative- we listen to one another, show empathy to those around us, coach our friends to help us become even better and talk with confidence
  • CuRious- We have a desire to learn, have questioning minds, use our creativity and make links in our learning
  • IndepeNdent- we take responsibility for ourselves and our surroundings, stay absorbed in our learning, manage our distractions and work hard to solve problems