Stour Valley Community School

Our Aims

  • To nurture and develop confident, caring, collaborative members of the community, well-qualified to make their mark on the future
  • To ensure leadership by inspired and inspiring teachers
  • To create a school in which staff know each students’ name, their strengths and their individual needs
  • To provide a stimulating curriculum with an emphasis on Maths, English and Science, supported by Modern Foreign Languages, Technology, Humanities, the Arts, ICT and Sports
  • To ensure a timetable that positively includes participation in both sport and the arts and provides opportunities for students to excel in all areas
  • To develop enquiring minds, creative thinkers and problem solvers
    To develop partnerships and collaboration with all schools in the area, sharing resources and developing best practice
  • To encourage students to develop the values of understanding and respect for others with an awareness of human rights and the courage to uphold and defend them
  • To provide personal learning pathways that allow students to make progress at a pace matching their skills and interests in a full range of subjects and ensuring opportunities for accelerated learning
  • To help students develop the skills of participation, teamwork, negotiation and leadership
  • To ensure excellence in all areas of school management at every level
  • To recruit committed and qualified Governors with the time and motivation to be effective
  • To provide imaginative approaches to extra-curricular activities via strong community links
  • To ensure a safe, enjoyable school environment with excellent learning areas
  • To maintain extensive outdoor spaces including an outdoor classroom, sports facilities and green spaces for students’ learning and leisure time.