Our Values

Staff

Empower

  • Staff trusted to do their job and make a difference
  • Celebration of successes
  • Open dialogue
  • Challenge and support
  • Shared vision
  • Training & support with networking opportunities
  • Freedom
  • Clear guidelines as a framework to implement change
  • Security to ask for support if needed – staff voice
  • Training to extend skills, wider opportunities
  • Foster self-belief
  • We need self-belief and understanding of the philosophy of the trust in order to empower others
  • Creativity/Ownership

Motivate

  • Good level of communication
  • Empathy
  • Feeling valued and recognition of strengths/skills/achievements/needs/CPD
  • Opportunity
  • Value opinions and ideas
  • Humour
  • Strong team ethos
  • Well-being valued and an appreciation and respect for each other
  • Family feel with strong team building and positive working environment
  • Be treated fairly – support not scapegoat
  • To think big, do big, be better
  • Sharing a passion

Aspire

  • Nurture own dreams and aspirations
  • Reachable SMART targets
  • Fulfil your own ambitions
  • To be the best you can be – high expectations
  • Create a supportive network to enable all staff to inspire a love of learning
  • Staff should set an example to children to have high expectations of their futures
  • SLT model high expectations

Transform

  • Encourage positive changes
  • Provide opportunities to challenge thinking and be open-minded
  • Focus on changing fewer things well
  • Receptive to changing landscape
  • Consistent leadership
  • As staff, help children to reach their own personal goals and potential
  • Resilience, enjoyment and passion

Pupils

Empower

  • Take responsibility and give pupils a voice and confidence
  • Equal opportunities to support all children achieve their full potential and then some…
  • Self-belief – be the best they can be. Achieve academic excellence and emotional wellbeing. Be a good citizen
  • Responsibility for themselves and their work
  • Develop a sense of self-belief and self-worth that they can achieve
  • Confidence that they can make a mistake and it’s ok. Someone is there to help
  • Lay the path for a successful future
  • Believing in the pupils’ own ability
  • Provide the knowledge needed to succeed
  • To build self-esteem and confidence to strive for their goals
  • Ownership of learning and responsibility for their own achievements. Confidence to step out of their comfort zone
  • Provide hope, build self-reliance and provide a voice to make a difference
  • Choice over learning
  • Provide tools to succeed
  • Build resilience

Motivate

  • Focus
  • Engagement
  • Curiosity and fun
  • Be challenged, energise, interested, inspired, supported. Keep going – can better themselves
  • Culture of success
  • Challenge and think positively – have a go attitude with real life applications
  • Growth mindset
  • Support and motivate each other to do better
  • Energise and be excited about their learning. Interested in the opportunities offered
  • Achievable goals
  • Motivated to try their best, have a growth mindset and attitude. Encourage their peers.
  • Follow their interests with lots of carrots
  • Reward success
  • Comfort in making mistakes
  • Inspire and support to set personal goals acting as role models to peers
  • Ensuring the pupils are enthusiastic and engaged
  • Motivated to feel it is possible to be successful with realistic goal
  • Enthusiasm
  • Access for all to the curriculum
  • Feel involved and an important part of their own learning
  • Opportunity
  • High expectations
  • Safe environment
  • Consistency

Aspire

  • Pupils – give a wider thought process to aspire to bigger things in life
  • Role models
  • “Best you can be” and leading by example
  • Positive environment in which all achievements are celebrated
  • Children have hopes, dreams and ambitions leading to success
  • Children want to do better for themselves
  • Believe in themselves and their capabilities to have a high aim beyond the norm
  • Give them confidence to achieve
  • Provide tools to make change
  • Self-belief and same expectations for all. No pre-conceptions.
  • Encourage
  • Provide the tools to make change
  • Self-belief
  • Encourage
  • Set high expectations
  • Positive attitude, having a dream, self-confidence, determination and ambitious

Transform

  • Provide the confidence and knowledge to success
  • Open to change and realistic
  • Children take control of their own learning
  • Freedom to choose
  • Ability to manage change
  • To take control of lives
  • Life defining
  • Change things for positive, positive mindset
  • Grow
  • Meaningful change
  • Change positive progress

Parents

Empower

  • Parents given a voice and feel welcome
  • Inform and support understanding and involvement
  • Empathy
  • Effective communication – empowering parents
  • Support & advice
  • Give confidence to help their children
  • Feel part of school
  • Shared responsibility

Motivate

  • Provide opportunities
  • Valued role/input
  • Good attitude towards school
  • Inclusive activities for parents
  • Open door with high expectations
  • Tea and Cake, inclusion, knowledge, communication and support
  • Parent catalyst and opportunities to volunteer
  • Encourage parents to take more of a role in their children’s lives and to aid teachers
  • Make children want to go to school and achieve

Aspire

  • Confidence and belief in their school
  • Role model high expectations – more to school than being happy
  • Confidence in their child being supported in reaching their full potential
  • To get out of a negative cycle
  • Growth mindset in attitude
  • Take an interest

Transform

  • Support
  • Support & Encouragement
  • Shared passion
  • Change the attitude of parents towards teachers

Wider Community

Empower

  • Create choices in life
  • Communication
  • Open up school to community
  • Encourage wider skill set to approach the school
  • Use of community volunteers/expertise
  • Involve, support, educate

Motivate

  • Confidence & Belief
  • Valued
  • Engage & Inform
  • Encourage parents/carers to join in with school events in order to feel included

Aspire

  • Make communities proud
  • Pride, having the school as part of the school community
  • High expectations

Transform

  • Links with community – involve in events. Open approach
  • Transform deprived areas
  • Involvement in school life

Governors

Empower

  • Providing time and trust to see changes through
  • Share information and be open to visits
  • Provide knowledge and understanding
  • Good communication
  • Classroom experience
  • Governors offer resources and support to empower staff to achieve targets
  • Two-way support
  • Critical friend and challenge actively

Motivate

  • High expectations
  • Valued and welcomed
  • Confidence and belief
  • Practical involvement
  • Inclusion, knowledge and understanding
  • Support

Aspire

  • Realistic
  • Inspire leaders
  • Pride in school
  • Know the children well

Transform

  • Ethos of a school can be altered/transformed by good governance
  • Share passion