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Ethos and Values

ETHOS VALUES & AIMS

In accordance with the Trust wide Principles, Aims & Ethos http://www.sfet.org.uk/page/?title=Principles%2C+Aims+%26amp%3B+Ethos&pid=8 The individual ethos & values specific to  South Farnham School are as follows:

We aim to help our children, with the co-operation of their parents, to

  • develop into happy and confident individuals with a secure foundation in learning that will last throughout their lives.
  • develop lively and enquiring minds through knowledge with understanding.
  • establish a command of the subjects contained in the National Curriculum.
  • value and understand religious and moral beliefs and develop a respect for
  • the views of others.
  • understand something of the world in which we live with regard for our mutual dependence on others as individuals, groups and nations.
  • appreciate human achievements and aspirations.

We try to do this by providing

  • a school environment in which they can enjoy developing their mental and physical abilities.
  • whole school and individual staff professional development which ensures the highest quality of teaching and learning.
  • opportunities to work with other children and adults in a friendly atmosphere and so develop social skills in co-operating with each other.
  • an environment that vigorously pursues excellence.

We have wider aims to

  • play our part in raising national standards in education through sharing good practice with other schools and teachers across the country.
  • take a leading role in national initiatives and be in the forefront of educational thinking.