The Montem Vision

The Montem Vision outlines the culture, vision and values that we expect every member of our academy community to aspire to and uphold at all times – children, staff and families. Everything we do will be in the spirit of The Montem Vision – learning, attitudes and behaviour. By following the high expectations defined by The Montem Vision, everyone will have the best possible opportunity to achieve their best and develop their talents and skills.

What is The Montem Vision?

Our vision:
Outcomes for our children

Montem Children are:
Our Attitudes and Behaviour

The school has the following three rules which the pupils and staff are expected to follow at all times and in all circumstances.


At Montem Academy, we set very high standards for all members of our school (staff, governors, pupils and parents.  As a result of our high standards we have created  FOUR GOLDEN EXPECTATIONS which are:

1. No EXCUSES– Everyone must try their very best.  If we fail first time, then we try again; we never give up and we never say never.

2. EVERY SECOND COUNTS– everyone must make the most of every learning opportunity.

3. EVERYONE IS ACCOUNTABLE– The success of every pupil is the responsibility of every member of the school community.

4. EVERYONE TO EXCEL– We encourage pupils and staff to be the very best that they can be.

At Montem Academy, we aim to provide all provides with an exciting, challenging and relevant curriculum.  We strive to provide all pupils with a range of learning experiences, including Curriculum Weeks, trips, visitors and extra- curricular activities and events.  The curriculum is reviewed regularly to ensure that the content is broad and balanced and provides opportunities for SMSC and British Values to be explored.
How will the Montem Vision be celebrated?
  1. Good News Post Cards (Awarded to one pupil in each year group, in recognition for upholding the Montem Vision.  Parents/Carers will receive a Good News Postcard through the post)
  2. Principal Award (Awarded to pupils in recognition of their achievements and success)
  3. Attendance awards (Awarded weekly to the class with the highest attendance and termly to pupils who have 100% attendance)
  4. Building Learning Power Gems (Awarded for demonstrating positive learning powers)
  5. House Points (Awarded to pupils for following the school rules and contributing the school life)
  6. Reading, Writing and Maths Badges (Awarded to pupils who are role models in these subject areas)
  7. Reading Success Certificates and end of year rewards
  8. Weekly Attendance Award  (Awarded weekly to the class with the highest attendance and termly to pupils who have 100% attendance)
  9. End of Year Celebration including Year 6 Graduation and whole school Prize Giving.
  10. Celebration events and assemblies.
At Montem Academy we encourage all pupils to take an active role in school and community life.  We believe that their contributions are vital in shaping the effectiveness of the academy and for developing good citizens in the future. Opportunities for pupils to lead include:
  1. School Council
  2. Pupil Force
  3. Reading Buddies
  4. House Captains
  5. Head Boy and Head Girl
  6. Eco School leaders
  7. Lunchtime Play Buddies
  8. Sport Ambassadors