‘Learning for life’ is at the heart of everything we do, and we aim to equip each child with a suitcase of skills to thrive in the real world. Every child is unique and our child-centred approach ensures that every young person is taught in a way that maximises their learning. Our meaningful and relevant curriculum is carefully constructed to provide the most effective learning opportunities for our learners that matches the full range of aspirations and capabilities while building on prior knowledge and experience.
As a school, we believe in working together to achieve our mission. Our values are reflected in everything we do, at all levels, in order to inspire teachers, pupils, parents and the wider community.
- Creating a community in which all can grow and learn
- Provide ‘learning for life’ and not just learning for learnings sake;
- The curriculum facilitates the acquisition of a ‘suitcase of skills’ and knowledge that will equip each pupil to reach their full potential and become active citizens within their local community.
- Instils a greater understanding of the local community and the world of work and promotes active participation.
- Understanding of the diversity around us
- Is personalised and looks to celebrate the interests and achievements of each child, within the context of his/her abilities.
- Gives access to the full curriculum
- Ensures all learning is creative, fully inclusive and engaging for all learners.
- Maximises opportunities to ‘develop communication’ and social skills in order to develop meaningful relationships and build support networks.
- Promotes learning through wider enrichment opportunities including activities, trips and visits to broaden horizons, raise aspirations and develop cultural capital
- Includes all – regardless of background
- Thinking outside the box to create opportunities for our students
- Promote choice and pupil innovation
- Empower pupils to be problem solvers and independent learners
- Pathways to employment and progression to adulthood.
- Fostering and supporting kindness through all relationships
- Instills values of kindness in all we do
- Consideration, respect, responsibility