School Philosophy

Our shared vision is to provide a secure and caring environment where children, teachers and parents can work harmoniously and productively as a team. Children are respected and their individuality encouraged and supported.

School Values


Respect at Duffy Primary School means treating others with the sensitivity, courtesy and understanding we would wish for ourselves, and recognising that everyone has something to offer.


Responsibility is taking ownership of our words, thoughts, actions and results. It means that if I say I will do something, then I will. If I think I should do something, then I will and if something goes wrong, I will work to fix it.


Inclusivity is ensuring all students, teachers and the community have a sense of belonging to Duffy Primary School. We know that individuals are strengthened by valuing those around us and that we learn from and with everyone.

School Philosophy

Our school values underpin our school philosophy of, in partnership we foster equity, excellence and esteem.

Duffy Primary School is committed to: