Ethos and Values

Our Vision

To be an outstanding school that gives every child and young person the best chance to fulfil their potential, achieve ambitious goals and live life to the full.

Our Mission

To provide the best educational, care and transition pathways for children and young people from ages 7-19 years who experience difficulties with learning and communication because of their special or complex educational, health or care needs.

Our Values

We accept, celebrate and understand our unique identities

We respect and value each other for who we are and what we can achieve as individuals and as a community

We offer a multi-disciplinary, holistic approach in partnership with families, communities and professionals

We understand that everything we do, regardless of role, is to inspire, empower and secure positive outcomes and relationships for all pupils and students

We ensure that the values of humanity remain the foundation of our spirituality, social interactions and pastoral care across the curriculum

We provide a needs-led curriculum that focuses on the individual’s developmental needs and enhances and supports academic subjects

We seek and retain dedicated staff who are committed to the vision and mission of the school

We consider the views of children, young people and their families

We enable children, young people and their families to participate in decision making

We are confident that our children and young people can take the next step into the world equipped to realise their potential and live life to the full

Statement of Purpose To view our Statement of Purpose please see the below link

Statement of purpose

 

The residential special school provides highly effective services that consistently exceed the standards of good. The actions of the school contribute to significantly improved outcomes and positive experiences for children and young people. Ofsted – March 2019

 

 

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