Values and Ethos

As a school we have a commitment to uphold and work within the values and ethos of  co-operative schools.

These values are self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity.

In association these values underpin our ethos which is based on honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring for others.

AIMS
We:

· Offer excellent and very effective Teaching and Learning that makes the classroom a place of high expectations, challenge and progress.

· Inspire students to become independent thinkers who will follow and realise their aspirations.

· See teachers and students as active partners in learning.

· Equip students to contribute to wider society.

· Develop a growth mind-set in all members of the school community.

· Encourage student confidence, self-belief and respect.

· Create an inclusive school community.

· Prepare students for adult life, recognising that learning is lifelong.

· Support and value students’ personal development with sports, drama, music and other extra curricular opportunities

· Develop and appreciate the skills and abilities of all staff.

· Have high expectations of students, staff, parents and carers, fostering effective home-school partnerships.

· Govern the school in an open and transparent way.

CORE VALUES Promoted by our students
Support Respect

Communication Enthusiasm

Honesty Social responsibility

Organisation Persistence

Opportunities Experiences

Learning Challenge

Trust