Values, Ethos & Aims Our aim is straightforward: to equip young people with the knowledge, skills and personal attributes to succeed in a challenging and complex world. In all of our work we aim to: Continually raise standards of achievement for our students by helping them achieve excellence in every area of school life Ensure that we value all students as individuals, enabling them to achieve their full potential. Develop students’ confidence, self esteem and sense of individual purpose by ensuring that they learn in a happy and supportive environment. Develop and build on a sense of mutual respect between all members of the school community by supporting our students in their personal, social and moral development. Use the skills of analysis and problem solving across the curriculum in helping students to become autonomous and independent learners. Develop in our students an intellectual curiosity and a creative approach to their lives through the power of combining information with imagination Give confidence in the application of numeracy and literacy to everyday learning, life and work experiences and the excitement of a mathematical and scientific understanding of the world.