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Ethos and Values

“We put the success and happiness of our students at the heart of everything we do”

This vision informs all that we do. From designing the curriculum to the implementation of our behaviour policy every decision we make and action we take is based on this vision.

This vision is underpinned by our 4 core values:

Trust

Resilience

Excellence

Kindness

These values will allow students to be happy and successful both at school and beyond. 

 

Trust

Resilience

Excellence

Kindness

What it means

firm belief in the character, strength, or truth of someone or something

the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties

the quality of being exceptional or extremely good

the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate

What does it mean for students

  • Students trust staff to get the best out of them
  • Students trust that staff are masters of their craft
  • Students trust that staff will keep them safe
  • Students are honest
  • Students work hard on every task
  • Students never give up
  • Students accept there will always be hurdles to overcome
  • Students always look to improve
  • Students are proud of their achievements
  • Students aim to be the best in everything they do
  • Students have high aspirations
  • Students help others
  • Students are considerate of other people feelings
  • Students take pride in their education
  • Students learn about and appreciate the wider world
  • Students work hard on every task
  • Students never give up
  • Students accept there will always be hurdles to overcome 
  • Students always look to improve
  • Students are proud of their achievements
  • Students aim to be the best in everything they do
  • Students have high aspirations
  • Students help others
  • Students are considerate of other people feelings
  • Students take pride in their education
  • Students learn about and appreciate the wider world

What does it mean for staff

  • We trust in each other
  • We challenge appropriately
  • We support each other
  • We trust students are truthful and are working their hardest
  • We work hard
  • We never give up
  • We plan for problems/difficulties
  • We are always looking to improve
  • We aim to be the very best we can be in all aspects of school life
  • We celebrate our successes
  • We have high aspirations of all students
  • We help others whenever we can
  • We hold difficult conversations
  • We contact home regularly
  • We listen to teach other
  • We look after ourselves
  • We understand and appreciate the opinion of others
  • We work hard
  • We never give up
  • We plan for problems/difficulties
  • We are always looking to improve
  • We aim to be the very best we can be in all aspects of school life
  • We celebrate our successes
  • We have high aspirations of all students
  • We help others whenever we can
  • We hold difficult conversations
  • We contact home regularly
  • We listen to teach other
  • We look after ourselves
  • We understand and appreciate the opinion of others

How it influences what we do

  • Every child starts each day with a fresh slate
  • We give every child the opportunity to be successful
  • We trust in our plans and do not waiver
  • We work collaboratively
  • We set challenging work
  • We teach students study skills
  • We provide bespoke academic and pastoral support when students are struggling
  • We don’t bow to external pressures
  • We always look to find a way to improve every aspect of what we do
  • At every opportunity we push our students and ourselves to be the very best
  • We teach to the top
  • We do not accept underachievement
  • We aim to be the best school in Norfolk
  • We expect perfect behaviour
  • We have an effective curriculum that ensure excellent outcomes and teaches students about the wider world
  • We do not tolerate poor behaviour
  • We provide support to all
  • We set challenging work
  • We teach students study skills
  • We provide bespoke academic and pastoral support when students are struggling
  • We don’t bow to external pressures
  • We always look to find a way to improve every aspect of what we do
  • At every opportunity we push our students and ourselves to be the very best
  • We teach to the top
  • We do not accept underachievement
  • We aim to be the best school in Norfolk
  • We expect perfect behaviour
  • We have an effective curriculum that ensure excellent outcomes and teaches students about the wider world
  • We do not tolerate poor behaviour
  • We provide support to all