DALLINGTON SCHOOL VISION
We aim to provide a broad, challenging curriculum – with care, trust and support at its core – while learning together and having high expectations. We strive to develop healthy people who are confident, creative, independent and reflective thinkers. Our pupils, with their strong values, will make a positive contribution to any society.
DALLINGTON SCHOOL MISSION
In order to ensure our vision is realised in everything we do, Dallington School has defined its mission in the following way:
- to create a curriculum which has breadth, balance, and depth, and to review it each year;
- give time and attention in the curriculum to global awareness, thinking skills, and communication skills;
- plan and teach rigorously for the development of students’ multiple intelligences;
- complement the curriculum through co- curricular experiences;
- provide students with a strong knowledge base, and emphasise the development of their understanding, abilities, and skills;
- use a wide variety of teaching approaches so students can learn, and present what they have learnt in different ways;
- challenge all students through appropriate and realistic learning activities and set high expectations for effort and achievement;
- ensure students participate actively in all their learning;
- help students to think and act creatively, and to reflect on their learning;
- assess, record, and report students’ progress effectively and continuously to ensure maximum possible achievement;
- care for, and support each child in terms of personal and academic development;
- give confidence and belief to all pupils by valuing their contributions to all aspects of learning and setting targets for the next steps in their development;
- provide a structured system for students’ additional learning needs ;
- help students to acquire strong values for themselves and in relation to others.
- emphasise in all our educational work the importance of staying healthy and fit;
- foment environmental awareness, ecological approaches to life, and to organise collective action.