Our Vision

It is holistic and looks at the needs of the entire pupil; including physical, spiritual, emotional and psychological

Our delivery is based on ‘real life’ modelling via our staff. In the words of Rudyard Kipling, “No printed word, nor spoken plea can teach young minds what they should be. Not all the books on all the shelves – but what the teachers are themselves”

The setting of high expectations for our students and the support we provide to help them reach those expectations.

Our Ethos is to

  • be student centered and tailor programmes to meet the particular needs of each child
  • improve pupil’s motivation, encourage independent learning s well as the acquisition of life skills
  • improve pupil’s self-esteem and confidence whilst increase aspirations
  • be innovative in our approach and go the extra mile to achieving aims and objectives
  • recognise and work with all stakeholders particularly
    • Parents
    • Schools
    • External agencies
  • work with relevant agencies to safeguard children
  • incorporate equal opportunities, fairness, empathy and respect into our delivery.

Aims & Objectives

  • Providing students with an alternative learning environment that supports their needs
  • Providing an innovative and diverse learning environment and curriculum
  • Developing and nurturing creativity and innovation within our pupils
  • Identifying and tackling effectively, underlying causes of challenging behaviour
  • Enabling young people to recognise the importance of education and achievement on their future
  • Encouraging young people to take an active role in their learning
  • Developing young people’s skills to enable them to progress and gain qualifications
  • Providing appropriate vocational experience where appropriate

Our Focus is to

  • prevent exclusion by providing a brief change in environment — RESPITE (average 6 weeks)
  • provide students with an alternative learning environment that supports their needs
  • provide an innovative and diverse learning environment and curriculum
  • develop and nurture creativity and innovation within our students
  • identify and tackle effectively underlying issues underpinning challenging behaviour
  • enable young people to recognise the importance of education and achievement on their future
  • encourage young people to take an active role in their learning
  • develop young people’s skills to enable them to progress and gain qualifications
  • provide appropriate vocational experience where appropriate