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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