At Elm Hall Primary School, we aim to teach all our children the importance of a cohesive community. We encourage our children to:
- Develop an awareness and concern for others, promote citizenship and equip them with the life-skills they need.
- Develop a community spirit.
- Develop a collaborative community where positive attitudes, relationships and role-models as well as mutual support and respect are valued, and high standards of behaviour are demanded.
- Develop a sense of reverence, appreciation, awe and wonder about the world.
We employ activities in the classroom, links in the community and charity work to achieve this.
Elm Hall has links with a range of community organisations as follows:
- The school maintains regular links with New Rickstones Academy and often visit to participate in special activities.
- Clergy from different local churches regularly take school assembly.
- We have a Brownies group that meets regularly at the school, as well as a Slimming World Group, a fitness group and a Martial Arts club.
- The school maintains regular links with the local Boys Brigade and Rugby Club.
- Local Clergy run a lunchtime Star Club in school on a Friday lunchtime .
- The school is a member of WADSIP (Witham and District Schools in Partnership) and works collaboratively with other schools in the area.
- The school has links with Witham Sixth Form and regularly provides support for their students as well as receiving support in return.
- The school has close ties to Braintree Football Club and has regular visits from coaches, as well as visits from Premier League Primary Stars.
- The school regularly raises funds for numerous charities, both local and national, including Macmillan, Children in Need, Comic Relief and Pro-Kick.
- The school often provides placements for local colleges.