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Welcome to

Stalyhill Infant School

Inspiring young minds, creating learners for life


Vision and Values



Mission Statement:

Inspiring young minds, creating learners for life



At Stalyhill Infant School our vision is to be a school that has the confidence, ambition and support to challenge our own boundaries and…


  • Has a clear focus on learning without limits

  • Promotes a safe, nurturing environment that enables children to take calculated risks, make decisions, ask questions and be independent

  • Seizes every opportunity as a learning opportunity

  • Provides a stimulating environment for enquiring minds

  • Recognises that learning is not confined to the classroom

  • Values and celebrates the contribution and skills of all stakeholders and every small step taken along a child’s learning journey

  • Values the process of learning, not just the outcome

  • Actively teaches learning ’behaviours’ to

  • Encourages new ideas

  • Promotes the well-being of each individual and of the whole child and provides opportunities to excel beyond the core curriculum

  • Has high expectations of behaviour and safety for all

  • Promotes inclusion and finds ways to overcome all barriers to learning

  • Is at the heart of the community and sustains strong, meaningful relationships with parents, carers and other stakeholders

  • Fosters a culture of challenge, support and mutual respect

  • Recognises everyone as learners who continually strive to improve themselves

  • Aspires to be the best EYFS and KS1 provision in Tameside and beyond

  • Aspires to be a centre of excellence



We strive every day to make our vision a reality. We are Stalyhill Infant School, come with us and;


  • Hear the buzz of happy children absorbed in their learning

  • Enjoy the security and the harmony of a group of people who nurture and care for each other.

  • Watch as children display a range of learning behaviours showing resilience, imagination, problem solving skills and the ability to make links in their learning

  • See the stimulating learning environment in which children are challenged and can access their learning with confidence and independence

  • See how learning extends beyond the school gates, to embrace the outdoors and wider community.

  • Join us, in celebrating success at every level, as all learners discover and develop their own passions, potential and individuality.

  • Watch as children enjoy the challenge of new experiences, pose questions and solve problems.

  • Prepare to take some risks as you take part in the creative breadth of exciting curriculum experiences.

  • Notice how the needs, styles, interests and talents of all, are valued and supported.

  • Notice the exemplary behaviour, as learners assume responsibility for making choices and consider how their actions affect others.

  • Notice how quickly barriers are identified and everyone works together to overcome them

  • Notice the strong relationships between adults and children

  • Enjoy the excellent relationships between school, parents, Governors and the wider community, in which all viewpoints are valued and considered.

  • Hear the buzz of staff engaging in professional dialogue, supporting and challenging their colleagues

  • Notice the links made with other schools and networks that enable us to be at the forefront of good practice.