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Knights Enham Junior School is a safe and stimulating environment where children encounter challenging and creative learning experiences.


Each member of the school community is motivated to be a life-long learner. We will equip everyone with the skills to achieve their full potential in a climate of mutual respect and personal responsibility.



  • To provide a supportive, stimulating environment in which each child is enabled and encouraged to attain the highest standard of achievement of which he or she is capable.
  • To ensure that the curriculum is broad and well balanced following all subjects in the National Curriculum.
  • To value each individual’s contribution irrespective of race, gender, religion or ability.
  • To encourage children to be aware of their behaviour and how it affects other people.
  • To recognise that children have a variety of special needs and endeavour to provide appropriately for the needs of individuals.
  • To ensure that the curriculum reflects the richness of our multi-cultural society.
  • To foster and build on relationships with parents, governors and the wider community.
  • To provide a planned process of staff development.


Aims and Objectives

Our main aim is to create a unified approach across the school in the provision and maintenance of book collections in the main libraries and classroom collections.

Aims of the libraries/classroom collections:

  • To raise standards of pupils’ achievements across the whole curriculum
  • to develop independent learning skills
  • to support personal reading for pleasure


Aims of the central libraries:

  • To provide a core collection of non-fiction books for teacher reference.
  • To provide core collections for children to learn information skills, such as using books effectively for research.
  • To provide opportunities for children to read for pleasure
  • To teach children how to use, handle and respect books
  • To promote libraries as places which provide enjoyable and exciting activities
  • To provide opportunities for children and their families to take part in literacy related activities, such as book clubs and shadowing book awards
  • To provide opportunities to access relevant information online about books, research and authors
  • Long-term aim: in addition, to provide fiction suitable for the entire age and ability range, to include series by well-known authors, joke books, books for reluctant and advanced readers, dual language books etc.