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Danecourt School

Values and Ethos

Danecourt School is a stimulating learning environment where every individual is: Valued, Respected, Safe and Successful

 

Valued

We believe every individual is unique and special

We foster a sense of self-esteem and self-worth

We believe every child is entitled to outstanding care and education

We support our children in the development of their communication, social and self-help skills

We provide child-centred curriculum which encourages creativity and independence.

 

Respected

We respect the rights and needs of every child and adult

We believe every child has the right to be heard

We believe that an outstanding learning environment stems from committed and compassionate staff, who work as a team to support all children

We aim, through first hand experiences, to develop in our children a love of learning, a pride in their work and respect for their surroundings.

We support our children in developing appropriate relationships with others at home and at school

 

Safe

We believe every child has the right to feel safe from harm, to be protected, cared for, and loved

We provide a happy, secure and safe environment for our children where they feel a sense of belonging

We ensure the well-being of every child by securing the best possible social, educational health and care outcomes

We teach and expect high standards of behaviour from all children

We believe happy and contented children will be ready and motivated to learn

 

Successful

We recognise, praise and reward every achievement however small the step

We believe that children succeed best when teachers have high expectations and inspire learning

We provide a wide range of opportunities in order to maximise social and academic success

We encourage aspiration so that all members of our school community can seek to develop their full potential

We want our children to be happy, confident young people who will contribute to their community

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