Bendish Lane, Whitwell, Hitchin, Hertfordshire. SG4 8HX

01438 871241

St Paul's Walden

Primary School

School Aims and Values



Our school is a special place where we are all

encouraged to be positive, resilient individuals.


Our nurturing environment and mutually supportive community

enable us to be the best we can be.

In our school community, we work together to develop confident, successful and enthusiastic children, who care for each other and have a love of learning. We have high expectations for behaviour for learning and value the strong supportive links between parents and school. Every child in our school is a Star of the Week at some point in the school year - because they really are!

Our approach to good behaviour is based in our values:

Be Safe 

Be Responsible

Be Respectful

Each class discusses and agrees what these values look like in their class, around the school, in the playground and outside of school. 

St Paul’s Walden School is an inclusive school committed to ensuring that all learners have access to learning opportunities. We look for those learning opportunities both inside the classroom and outside the classroom. We are committed to supporting every child’s wellbeing at St Paul’s Walden School. We praise all children’s successes and understand progress that may seem slight can be a huge step forward for some. We aim for our pupils to become confident and resilient so they can achieve their best.

For children with SEND, we are able to provide interventions that are ‘additional or different from’ our usual differentiated school curriculum. The interventions that we provide are intended to overcome the barriers to learning. 

Our staff and governors are always looking for ways to improve our school for the benefit of our whole community. We are...