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Our Values & Principles

Our Co-operative Values

  • Self-help – Encouraging all within the organisation to help each other, by working together to gain mutual benefits. Helping people to help themselves.
  • Self-responsibility – To take responsibility for, and answer to, our actions
  • Democracy – To give our stakeholders a say in the way we run our school
  • Equality – Equal rights and benefits according to their contribution
  • Equity – Being fair and unbiased
  • Solidarity – Supporting each other and those in other co-operatives.

Our Ethical Values

Consistent with the values of the founders of the Co-operative Movement, we believe in the ethical values of:

  • Openness
  • Honesty
  • Social responsibility
  • Caring for others

Our principles are the way we put our values into action

  • Voluntary and open membership
  • Democratic member control
  • Member economic participation
  • Autonomy and independence
  • Education, training and information
  • Co-operation amongst co-operatives
  • Concern for community

Our Equality Objectives for 2018-2022 are:

  • We will strive to ensure that all pupils make expected progress, or better across the curriculum, including pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) where applicable
  • We will achieve a year on year (over three years) reduction in the progress gap at GCSE between pupils within the school’s identified groups (for example, pupil’s for whom we receive Pupil Premium) and their peers
  • We will increase participation by our potentially vulnerable pupils in after school clubs, extra curricular activities (for example, peripatetic tuition), homework and other extra and co-curricular provision