Our Vision


Graham James Primary Academy is a lovely place to be. There is a friendly, family ethos that is summed up in our motto:


Our AIM is for children to feel safe, happy and have fun. To enjoy their time with us, learn lots and know that they are loved!



Our VISION underpins everything we do and we put our children at the forefront of our decisions.

We strive for every individual to reach their full potential in an environment where we have the support to try, the confidence to fail and the encouragement to be the best version of ourselves.  Our Academy offers a safe, stimulating and happy atmosphere where families are our partners in education. Together we aim high, achieve our best and know how valued and important we are.


At Graham James Primary Academy, we know that pupils who have a positive attitude towards their learning will make good progress and be successful. Consequently, instilling all our pupils with ‘growth mindsets’ has become a key priority for the Academy.

We want all our pupils to relish challenge, embrace their mistakes as part of the learning process, value the importance of effort, respond carefully to feedback and take inspiration from others. This will help them to achieve, not only with us, but also as they move forward into adulthood.

Our children are encouraged to celebrate the POWER of YET – understanding that there are many things that we do not know or cannot do –  yet and that, by having a positive attitude, facing challenges, never giving up and working hard it will help us to learn, know and do so much more. Every challenge is another step in our learning journey.