Welcome from the Headteacher
Welcome to the Alexander McLeod Primary School website where we aim to provide you with an insight into our school life and community. We are a diverse and inclusive, 3-form entry primary school located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Alexander McLeod is a values-led school where children and staff both model the high expectations and standards we aim to promote. We aim to create an environment where all children can flourish and grow.
At Alexander McLeod pride ourselves on having exceptionally high standards for all our pupils with regards to their learning, behaviour and overall conduct. We aim to nurture children to become responsible and influential citizens of the local community and beyond.
As a values-led school, we work hard to ensure children are taught the importance of promoting core values including resilience, respect and perseverance. Weekly assemblies are held where children learn about each value in-depth and are further encouraged to model them during the school day.
We have designed a highly-engaging and creative, enquiry-based learning curriculum that draws upon the National Curriculum for guidance. With the enquiry-based learning approach, children have greater input in developing their own learning journeys. Exciting, cross-curricular topics are carefully and skilfully planned by expert teachers aimed at promoting a love of learning and developing a greater understanding of the world we live in. We encourage children to become critical thinkers. We place a great emphasis on nurturing a love of learning and challenging all our pupils to become the best learners they can be. Educational visits are planned throughout the year to enhance the quality of the learning with children being able to suggest visits they believe would deepen their understanding. Residentials across Key Stage 2 are designed to develop independence and resilience in our pupils.
Throughout their time with us, we provide a range of opportunities – including peer mentoring, pupil collaboration for learning projects and a thriving Junior Leadership Team – to ensure that pupils are heard and know that their opinions are valued.
Partnerships with parents and carers are essential and we feel it is exceptionally important that you have a voice within the school. Our team of approachable and friendly staff are always on hand to listen to you and discuss any queries you may have. Through regular communication, parent workshops and coffee mornings, we aim to develop a strong relationship with you all.
Our aim is for us all to be the best we can possibly be. Through the support of our parent community, collaborating with local primary schools and our own dedicated and passionate staff, we continue to strive for the children of Alexander McLeod.
Mr Mustafa - Headteacher (BSc, NPQH)