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Statement of values and ethos

 

STATEMENT OF VALUES

We will develop a happy, safe and secure environment in which the individual needs of all members of our community are met in order that they realise their potential to the full.         

AIMS

  • We aim to help our learners to be happy and self-confident, to do their very best in all that they do, to develop the practical skills they need in life and to develop a love of learning so that they can make choices now and in the future.
  • We aim to protect every child’s right to learn and to celebrate their achievements.
  • We aim to work co-operatively with all members of the school community, parents and external agencies, recognising the contribution made by everyone to the education and well-being of the learners.
  • We aim to make a real difference to our learner’s quality of life and future opportunities through working together.

VALUES AND BELIEFS ABOUT TEACHING AND LEARNING

Learners

Learn best when their basic needs are met, they are safe, well and healthy, they are stimulated, motivated and challenged, valued, respected and treated fairly, have choices, are enabled to communicate and are listened to and feel included.

Need high quality teaching and learning environments with time to develop leisure and social skills, friendships and independence. 

Staff

Have a commitment to professional development, to enjoy their jobs and to be good role models respecting learners and their families.  

Work together to provide high quality teaching, an environment that is happy and a curriculum that is practical, active and appropriate to help the learners reach their individual goals. 

Parents and Carers

Have a responsibility to support the education of their learners, working cooperatively with school and actively encouraging their learners to achieve their very best.

School leaders and governors 

Give clear direction and inspire the community, meet statutory responsibilities, share information, consult, listen and put learners first, be directly involved in their education.