About Us


Ruskin Junior School is a large, vibrant, and friendly junior school where our core beliefs centre around instilling a love of and a passion for learning . We believe in teaching skills, sharing knowledge and creating an environment from which special memories and moments can be taken away and cherished for a lifetime. Our curriculum is fresh, rich and diverse, with a single ‘Big Idea’ at its core. Aspects of the curriculum such as English and science revolve around a central concept which is designed to spark the passion to learn, instil curiosity and evoke the will to enquire: the 'Big Idea' forms the platform from which teachers can plan and administer a creative and inspirational curriculum.  Our school’s value changes termly and is a constant thread that runs through the curriculum, binding our ethos to what happens in the classroom; they are designed to instill a strong sense of responsibility and citizenship, essential qualities in preparing our fledgling generation for the future. 

The site is very well resourced, with a forest school area, large grass playing field, sprung floor dance studio, stage with full lighting facilities, outside play-barn and a state-of-the-art 3G football pitch. The whole school community is extremely proud of its resources and we do our utmost to ensure they are accessible to all children as often as possible.

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Our Aims


To recognise children‘s potential by providing equal opportunities that promote learning, enthusiasm, creativity and achievement. Through supporting the development of every child, we recognise the existence of all round ability and those who may be talented in a specific area. In meeting the needs of the GMA pupil, we aim to encourage all children to explore their talents, exercise their capacity to learn and understand, and to develop their self-confidence. We will aim to celebrate their achievements and challenge children to perform to the best of their ability.

Our Vision



Ruskin Junior School aspires to:

Embed a creative and exciting curriculum which challenges and inspires our children to pursue excellence.

Build strong relationships with all stakeholders where we support, value and communicate with each other.  The relationships are built on the foundations of honesty, respect and trust.

Set high expectations of behaviour, celebrate success and encourage personal responsibility.

Create a welcoming, safe and nurturing environment at the heart of the community.

Enable children to become resilient and reflective learners, prepared for the challenges of the 21st Century.

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Working For Us

If you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers!

Working for The Blue Kite Academy Trust

We believe our schools should be vibrant, friendly places where the children are at the heart of everything we do.

We believe in teaching skills, sharing knowledge and building special memories that children will take with them through the rest of their lives.

We believe that through inspirational teaching, determination, a lot of love and a lot of laughter, the children in our schools can achieve their greatest potential, regardless of their starting points in life.

We believe in teaching, modelling values and preparing them for life in the 21st Century and we believe that in doing so we will give them a solid foundation for their future.

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