OUR CORE VALUES

 

Our core values are the humanitarian values of:

  • RESPECT

  • DETERMINATION

  • INTEGRITY  

 

Embodied in these are the British values of:

  • DEMOCRACY

  • INDIVIDUAL LIBERTY

  • MUTUAL RESPECT

  • THE RULE OF LAW

 

RESPECT

  • pride in all we do.

  • compassion and concern for others.

  • gratitude for benefits we receive and acknowledgement of efforts of others.

  • humility in  estimating our achievements within reasonable limits and acknowledging and praising the positive achievements of others

  • an appreciation of diversity and recognition that individuals have different interests, strengths and talents, all of value, and a wide variety of skills and experience to offer the academy and community.

 

INTEGRITY

  • courage to do the correct thing, even if it is difficult to do so

  • honesty in being truthful and sincere

  • a striving for and acceptance of fairness and justice 

  • an acknowledgment and acceptance that alongside ‘Rights’, we also have individual and group ‘Responsibilities’

 

DETERMINATION

  • striving to excel and achieve our highest possible standard and best outcome in everything we do

  • accepting that some of the most valuable things in life are not achieved without hard work and, sometimes, a struggle.

  • being resilient when we experience difficulties and barriers and  having the courage  to persevere and to continue to do our absolute best.

 

We aim:

  • to have the highest expectations and aspirations for our students

  • to enable all our students to achieve their full potential regardless of background or starting point

  • to insist on the highest level of standards from students

  • to provide a broad, flexible curriculum which extends beyond the school day and is enhanced by the involvement of sponsors, businesses and other partners

  • to insist on the highest standards from all adults associated with the Academy

  • to encourage the active participation of students in the life of the Academy

  • to ensure students leave with the qualifications, skills and attributes needed for success in their futures

  • to plan and deliver innovative and creative learning in state-of-the-art, inspiring buildings using the best facilities and the latest resources

  • to be a welcoming institution which is trusted and used by the community