Vision, values and ethos

School Motto: 

'Be Kind and Aim for Excellence'

Our Vision Statement:

We aim for excellence and improved pupils' achievement, through an inclusive academic culture based on high aspirations and expectations. Our excellent daily practices embed our culture of kindness, gratitude, and hard work; our STAR values and family ethos shape the character of our pupils.

Our Mission Statement:

To develop pupils who are kind and aim for excellence through high expectations, hard work and respect for self and others.

This underpins our values of:

  • Self Discipline

  • Tenacity

  • Ambition

  • Responsibility


  • We control our emotions and behaviour
  • We are not slaves to our moods and passions
  • We don’t make excuses, we reflect on our actions
  • We make the best choices for our future
  • We are punctual and attend school every day
  • We ae polite and courteous at all time, regardless of circumstances
  • We repeat good behaviour so that they become our habits


  • We are positive and do what it takes to complete our work
  • We are determined and never give up
  • We know success comes from failure
  • We learn from our mistakes
  • We celebrate effort
  • We have grit


  • We aim for excellence and have high expectation of ourselves
  • We work hard for our future
  • We know what we want to achieve
  • We are determined to be the best version of ourselves


  • We take ownership of our learning and behaviour
  • We are masters of our fate and captains of our soul
  • We love our school
  • We are kind
  • We are responsible for the success of everyone in our school community