Mission Statement

 

At Summerhill we encourage our children to achieve their maximum potential, whilst promoting high standards of behaviour, respect, moral values and self-esteem.

                                                         Aims of the School

  •  To provide a broad and balanced curriculum which promotes the spiritual, moral and physical  development of each pupil.
  •  To help children develop a set of high moral values showing sensitivity to the needs of others and   responsibility for one’s actions.
  •  To provide a happy, caring and well ordered environment for every child regardless of gender,  ethnicity, cultural background or disability, built upon mutual respect.
  •  To encourage pupils to develop enquiring minds and to be confident in themselves and their  abilities.
  •  To maintain an attractive, well-resourced environment which stimulates and supports effective  teaching.
  •  To prepare for the responsibility and experiences of life by being able to work both      independently and collaboratively.
  •  To develop strong links with parents, neighbouring secondary schools, and all other agencies in  the local community.
  •  To provide a safe environment which gives highest regard to the well-being of pupils.
  •  To ensure that pupils achieve highly and progress at a good rate in relation to their capabilities  and earlier attainment.
  •  To give prominence to pupils enjoying their education.
  •  To provide an exciting and varied programme of experiences to enrich the curriculum.
  •  To help pupils to gain the skills and knowledge needed for future employment.
  •  To ensure that pupils understand their rights and responsibilities, that they are listened to, and  participate in the life of the community.
  •  To always employ high quality teaching and support staff with the qualifications and experience  to meet all the demands of the curriculum, utilizing them to their best effect.
  •  To ensure leadership is dedicated to ensuring the highest possible standards and achievement in  all areas of the school.
  •  To be reflective, self-critical. innovative, and to articulate a clear vision, which is influential  beyond the school.
  •  To create an understanding of community and diversity which is enriched through the curriculum,  visits and meetings with members of local, British and the global community.