Welcome to Ark John Archer Primary Academy. We are a vibrant and happy community school serving Battersea and Wandsworth, located just a few minutes’ walk from Clapham Junction station.
All staff at Ark John Archer Primary Academy are committed to giving our pupils the very best start in life. We have a clear set of values which underpin this mission. Our values are Respect, Aspiration, Kindness, Community, Resilience and Achievement. You will see these values around our school building and they are woven into teaching and learning. Our values help our pupils to develop as confident learners and to become the best that they can be.
At Ark John Archer Primary Academy we are proud to serve the local community, which is representative of this busy and exciting area in London. Our pupils come from many different backgrounds and cultures; we all learn together, and everyone is valued, supported and encouraged.
We hope you enjoy exploring our website. However, no amount of browsing can replace a visit, and we would be delighted to show you around our wonderful school. Please do make an appointment to visit Ark John Archer Primary by phoning the school office. You will be very welcome.
Together as one
Our vision is one of a school community working together, where all pupils are enabled to achieve their full potential in a caring, calm and safe environment.
Our mission is to:
- provide a learning environment based on our values, where our pupils can develop attitudes that prepare them well for life
- teach a relevant, purposeful, enjoyable and inspiring curriculum which engages pupils and develops aspirational learners
- nurture high self-esteem, confidence and pride in our achievements
- build a positive partnership between pupils, staff, governors, parents and the local community, recognising that everyone has a valuable contribution to make and can learn from each other
Our six values develop our children into confident learners and leaders, and support them to become the best that they can be. Our values are:
Our core values underpin life at school and sit at the heart of our teaching. By establishing a culture of respect and kindness for others, we develop a strong sense of community. We nurture resilience and aspiration through close collaboration between staff and pupils. We focus on one value every half term and you will see these values in and around our school, woven into lessons and learning.
Our provision for ages 2-4