Aims of the school
Our Mission is :
“The rigorous pursuit of excellence
balanced by compassionate concern for
We aim to achieve this by :
a) Encouraging the growth of intellectual curiosity, creativity and independent learning whilst also preparing each pupil for the best possible examination results, through a broadly based, coherent and balanced curriculum.
b) Providing well qualified, inspirational and dedicated staff, committed to continual professional development, who have high expectations of all pupils, who enjoy teaching and learning, and who enable pupils to fulfil their academic potential within an intellectually vibrant community.
c) Providing outstanding pastoral care and ensuring that relationships within the School are based on mutual respect within a highly supportive environment.
d) Encouraging the development in each pupil of self-discipline, responsibility, physical and emotional well being, moral and spiritual values, and consequently the highest possible standards of behaviour, confidence in themselves and consideration for others.
e) Offering excellent facilities and a wide range of high quality extra curricular activities through which pupils develop a healthy sense of co-operation and competition as well as enjoying their social, sporting and cultural interests for their own sakes.
f) Preparing pupils for life beyond school through an understanding of higher education and career possibilities, an informed appreciation of the diversity of the world and a sense of service to the wider community.
g) Working in a close and effective partnership with parents and encouraging them to be actively involved in their child’s education.
Updated: June 2010