Our Vision, Values and Aims

Mission statement

Our mission statement, ‘Henhurst Ridge – providing the roots to grow & the wings to fly’, and underpins everything we do and strive to do.

Academy aims

  • Value and recognise the uniqueness and achievement of every member of our academy family
  • Raise the aspirations of everyone within our academy community so everyone strives for personal excellence in everything they do
  • Nurture and support all abilities, helping every child to achieve his/her potential in all areas of learning – intellectual, emotional, physical, social, moral, spiritual and cultural, placing children’s happiness at the core of what we do
  • Provide outstanding teaching and learning which enables all students, regardless of gender, race, background or ability, to excel
  • Equip children with the resilience and perseverance to become creative and independent thinkers and to become lifelong learners within an ever-changing world
  • Provide a rich, broad and balanced curriculum with emphasis on English, Mathematics, Science and the Arts
  • Develop learning activities which stimulate positive models of enquiry, reflection, challenge and innovation
  • Promote British and Co-operative Values and attitudes of care, tolerance, honesty, trust and respect within the academy and wider communities so that children develop as well-rounded and responsible citizens for the future
  • Develop outstanding relationships with ‘Parents as Partners’ of their children’s education and with all our stakeholders so everyone works together to achieve the best outcomes.This can be summarised

Core Values

Henhurst Ridge has seven core values which underpin all aspects of academy life which mirror the  REAch2 Touchstones.  Through assemblies and throughout the curriculum these values make explicit the values for life which children will need to recognise and show:

  • Honesty
  • Aspiration
  • Responsibility
  • Resilience
  • Innovation
  • Everyone working together
  • Respect