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Values and ethos

 Our Ethos

  • 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
  • We are a caring community where every student is known and valued as an individual. As a consequence this allows every child to flourish in a friendly and safe environment
  • We wish to empower our students to recognise and value their individuality so that they grow in self-worth and play a full role in shaping their own futures

Our Aims

  • To continue to be judged as an outstanding school 
  • To provide an educational experience that inspires a lifelong love of learning and enables all students to become well rounded individuals: confident; creative; self-respecting and respectful of others; with the ability to lead in and contribute to society
  • To  ensure the wellbeing of both students and staff
  • To be a school that embraces and supports the community

Our Beliefs and Values

  • All students can achieve
  • Every student is known and valued as an individual
  • All students have immense, natural abilities
  • Intelligence is not fixed and through effort and determination all students can grow and succeed
  • We value diversity and seek to give everyone in the school an equal chance to learn, work and succeed though creating a safe, calm and respectful environment
  • If staff, students, governors and parents work as a team and have high expectations of ourselves and each other we can achieve our aims