Where Greatness Grows

What “Where Greatness Grows” Means for Our Children

At Cecil Gowing Infant School, our motto “Where Greatness Grows” is more than just a few words on a sign—it’s a guiding principle that shapes the way we approach learning, growth, and development for our children.

Discovering Potential: Just like seeds planted in fertile soil, each child at Cecil Gowing holds the potential for greatness within them. Our motto reminds our children that they are capable of achieving amazing things, and it’s our mission to help them discover and nurture their unique talents and abilities.

Embracing Growth: Growing greatness isn’t something that happens overnight—it’s a journey of growth and discovery. Our children learn that it’s okay to make mistakes, face challenges, and experience setbacks along the way. Through resilience and determination, they discover that every obstacle is an opportunity for growth, and every effort they make contributes to their journey toward greatness.

Cultivating Character: True greatness isn’t just about academic achievement—it’s about the kind of people our children become. At Cecil Gowing, we place great emphasis on nurturing qualities like kindness, empathy, integrity, and perseverance. Our children learn that being great means being compassionate, respectful, and responsible members of our school community and the wider world.

Celebrating Achievements: As our children grow and flourish, we celebrate every milestone, big or small. Whether it’s mastering a new skill, demonstrating acts of kindness, or overcoming challenges, we recognise and applaud their efforts and achievements. Our motto serves as a constant reminder that greatness isn’t just an end goal—it’s a journey filled with countless moments of growth and triumph.

Inspiring Aspirations: Finally, “Where Greatness Grows” inspires our children to dream big and aim high. It instills in them the belief that they are capable of achieving anything they set their minds to and that their potential is limitless. With dedication, perseverance, and a belief in themselves, they can reach for the stars and make their dreams a reality.

In essence, our motto “Where Greatness Grows” encapsulates the belief that every child has the potential for greatness within them, and it’s our privilege and responsibility to provide the nurturing environment, support, and encouragement they need to let that greatness shine.