VISION/ETHOS

The vision a school has and the values it promotes might seem remote to some. At Smithills, however, our vision and values are at the very heart of everything we do. If you want to get to know us as a school, the way we work as a family and as an organisation, then this is what you need to know:

 

Our Vision

 

SUCCESS FOR ALL 

 

Success for all is all about progress. This is progress in every lesson, every day for every pupil.

The idea of success is all about the development of every pupil. To give the pupils the skills, knowledge, confidence and self-respect to be successful and an active members of a modern British society. We put our pupils’ well-being, safety and happiness first. At Smithills we have wonderful opportunities for all our pupils to grow: the bands and music; performing arts; outdoor pursuits; mountain biking; fishing; visits abroad; Duke of Edinburgh’s Award; clubs and societies to name but a few.

 

Our Values

 

Our values govern what we do and the way we all work and behave all the time.

 

In September 2019 we launched our new school values following consultation sessions involving a range of different groups. Our six core values are:

 

LEADERSHIP

COMMUNITY

LEARNING

INTEGRITY

DIVERSITY

EXCELLENCE

Smithills is a wonderfully happy school and we’re all part of the Smithills family – pupils, parents / carers, staff, Governors and more. If you want to know more about us, just ask – we’re always happy to talk.

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