It is our pleasure to extend to you a very warm welcome to our new Northwood School website.
Northwood is a friendly, happy, welcoming school where young people are enabled to make excellent academic progress and develop the knowledge, skills, qualities and values required to lead successful and fulfilling adult lives.
As a relatively small secondary school, we are uniquely placed to care for each child as an individual. Ofsted gave its highest rating to the quality of our care, guidance and support, and commented that we provide an "exceptionally caring and secure environment where every student is empowered to succeed."
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Northwood School has an ethos of ambition and achievement for all its students. As a school we put our students at the heart of everything we do:
- All Students can achieve
- Every student is known and valued as an individual
- All students have immense, natural creative abilities
- Through effort and determination all students can grow and succeed
- We value diversity and seek to give everyone equal chances
- To be a school that embraces and supports the community
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Northwood School encourages and promotes respect for, understanding of, different groups within our school community and in society.
THE 'PREVENT' STRATEGY:
Northwood School encourages and promotes respect for, understanding of, different groups within our school community and in society. We are strongly committed to the development and upholding of democracy, rule of law, equality of opportunity, freedom of speech and the rights of all men and women to live free from persecution of any kind. This is what the Prevent Strategy, released in 2011 to combat extremism, defines as British values.
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