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Bradfields Academy

Bradfields Academy

Ethos and Values

Our Values

The staff and governors of Bradfields Academy believe it is important that:

The Students

  • Are respected and valued 
  • Can develop their self-esteem
  • Feel part of a caring community and are safe
  • Take responsibility for their own actions and develop their awareness of those actions on others
  • Are happy, purposeful, confident and independent

The Staff

  • Are committed to the welfare and education of students at all times
  • Have high expectations for the behavioural and intellectual development of each learner
  • Are flexible and able to work co-operatively as part of a team
  • Are committed to regularly updating their skills
  • Are perceptive to the needs and concerns of all others in our academy community
  • Are able to deliver an appropriate  and quality curriculum
  • Are excellent role models
  • Support and motivate each other
  • Work in partnership with parents and other agencies

Teaching & Learning

  • Is of a high standard
  • Uses a variety of methods and approaches
  • Is monitored regularly
  • Takes place throughout the whole academy day
  • Is sharply focused and includes on-going assessment
  • Is stimulating and interesting
  • Challenges and stretches
  • Gives access to a range of age-appropriate learning opportunities
  • Is relevant to the needs of each student
  • Links student learning to real world examples and applications
  • Recognises and promotes achievements in all areas
  • Promotes the development of skills for life
  • Promotes positive learning behaviour and supports it being sustained
  • Is well planned and recorded
  • Demonstrates high expectations of the students
  • Is supported by appropriate levels of learning resources and access to developing technologies
  • Is accredited to ensure external value, credibility and transferability
  • Conforms to statute and academy policy
  • Is supported by quality on-going Professional Learning [INSET & CPD].

The Governors

  • Work in partnership with all staff
  • Are committed to undertaking appropriate training in order to fulfil their legal responsibilities
  • Develop a high profile within the academy, as well as being ambassadors within the local community
  • Access the daily life of the academy and are supportive of the work being performed
  • Feel well informed and valued members of the academy community
  • Make well informed decisions about the future development of the academy based upon good knowledge of its current work and strengths

The Parents & Carers

  • Feel welcome at the academy each time they visit
  • Can be involved in the life of the academy and work in partnership on behalf of their child
  • Share the responsibility for developing positive learning behaviours in their child
  • Have high expectations of the work performed at the academy

Wellbeing Vision Statement

At Bradfields Academy, for all individuals to thrive, learn and achieve, they must feel happy, safe and supported. We strive to achieve a culture that: promotes a healthy lifestyle; cares for each other; celebrates successes and provides the ability to work through difficulties, and extend this into our wider communities. Within our academy, we develop character strengths and promote the resilience needed to make the most of the life that lies ahead.