Our ethos

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OUR VISION

To become a world-class school in which standards of achievement are outstanding for all students and in which all individuals benefit from being part of an inspiring, supportive and dynamic learning community that achieves excellence for all.

OUR VALUES

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OUR EXPECTATIONS

Students

  • Work hard to achieve your potential.
  • Come to school every day, on time and properly equipped for learning.
  • Follow the school rules.
  • Have respect for other students, staff and visitors.
  • Participate in the wider life of the school.
  • Contribute to the school and community through service.
  • Wear uniform proudly and correctly at all times.
  • Stay safe and ensure others are kept safe.

Parents

  • Support learning at home.
  • Support the school rules.
  • Ensure students come to school every day, on time, ready for learning.
  • Approach the school early with problems and work with staff to resolve them.
  • Support the school through participation in school events and attendance at Parents Evenings.
  • To support good communication between home and school.

Staff

  • Support the delivery of high quality teaching and learning that meets the needs of all learners.
  • Have a positive attitude to working with young people and their families.
  • Be reflective and seek to improve and learn.
  • Make a contribution to improving the school as a whole.
  • Model high standards in terms of behaviour and appearance.
  • Use the planner properly to support good communication between home and school.
  • Ensure school rules are enforced consistently.

Teachers

  • Provide learning experiences that inspire and excite all students to achieve their full potential.
  • Have high expectations of all students in terms of academic success and behaviour.
  • Use new technologies and ideas to support learning effectively.
  • Use assessment to inform learning and raise achievement.
  • Be reflective and seek to improve and learn.

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OUR AIMS

We aim to ensure that students will learn, achieve and develop as positive members of the school and wider community.

Learning

  • To feel safe at school, enjoy their learning and want to come to school every day.
  • To gain qualifications that create a pathway to success.
  • Be creative and independent thinkers and learners who embrace change and enjoy challenge.
  • To experience a wide range of learning experiences beyond the formal curriculum.

Achieving

  • To experience a sense of achievement through aspiring to do their best.
  • To experience a variety of opportunities to represent their school.
  • Be part of a school that is recognised locally, nationally and internationally for its work.

Developing

  • Be emotionally and physically healthy.
  • Be altruistic, charitable, thoughtful and kind.
  • To have self belief, confidence and pride in themselves and their school.
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to get on well and work with others.
  • To have a social conscience and play an active part in the community.
  • To have opportunities to develop their leadership skills and confidence.