Broadmead Lower School

Belonging, Learning, Succeeding

Park Crescent, Bedford, Bedfordshire MK43 9NN

Tel: 01234 768318


Our Vision Mission & Values


To be an outstanding school that continually strives to provide the best start for children in Stewartby and the surrounding area through the pursuit of excellence

in teaching, learning and leadership.  We achieve this by working in partnership with the children, parents, staff, governors and the community as a whole.


To be a school that:

  • Fosters a sense of belonging by providing opportunities for participation by every child
  • Provides high quality teaching and learning through a broad, balanced curriculum that is both stimulating and challenging
  • Helps everyone to succeed and do their best

This can be summarised in our slogan:  Belonging, Learning, Succeeding


Values and Aims

We promote high achievement and a love of learning for all children in our school by:


  • Creating a safe, happy and welcoming learning environment that is calm, caring, motivating, nurturing and supportive for everyone in the community
  • Ensuring that children have a sense of pride in themselves and their achievements
  • Encouraging and instilling a sense of confidence, leading to an ability to think and act independently
  • Being a school where success is striven for and celebrated.  Where there are high expectations and an element of challenge for all
  • Promoting respect and equal opportunities for all
  • Creating a sense of unity within the school and the wider community
  • Ensuring that children develop key skills so that they are able to work towards achieving their full potential in all areas of learning
  • Preparing children for the future by providing opportunities, responsibilities and experiences which can be built upon
  • Educating and encouraging the whole school community to develop a healthy lifestyle
  • Being a place where there is a genuine team spirit and positive morale



Our Values for 2023 - 2024 are:

Respect – September

Responsibility - October

Peace – November

Resilience - December

Perseverance - January

Forgiveness -Feb

Appreciation- March

Courage - April

Trust - May

Loyalty - June

Confidence – July


Our Values for 2024 - 2025 will be:

Respect – September

Co-operation - October

Peace - November

Caring - December

Tolerance - January

Friendship - February

Patience - March

Understanding - April

Honesty - May

Politeness - June

Independence - July



Fundamental British Values