Aims of Abercorn School
ETHOS & VALUES
Our ethos is to be an inclusive and happy school environment which enables our pupils to develop into confident life-long learners who are global citizens. We seek to be a well-ordered and caring school community, where the self-respect and dignity of each person is highly regarded.
We value pupils as individuals with unique talents and interests. Together with parents, our shared vision is to develop well-rounded children with a strong sense of their own individual attributes and strengths. As a school, we prize the sharing of these talents so that our pupils will flourish in a spirit of openness and shared endeavour.
Our school values are:
RESPECT; RESPONSIBILITY; KINDNESS; FAIRNESS; FORGIVENESS; DETERMINATION
To offer a broad and stimulating range of academic, creative, cultural and sporting pursuits, giving every child the confidence to discover where their gifts lie and to enjoy their talents.
To make the most of educational opportunities provided by our central London location and to develop pupils personally, socially and intellectually through their learning experiences.
To provide clear moral guidelines which pupils respect and value.
To share with parents in the intellectual and moral development of the children in our school community.
To ensure pupils have the skills, integrity and attitudes needed to contribute to both the local and the wider community through charitable engagement and a respect for the environment.
To offer a range of sporting activities from traditional team games to individual pursuits, encouraging participation, regardless of ability, good sportsmanship and promoting the benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle.
To help our pupils develop a life-long love of music, literature and the visual and performing arts and to stimulate an interest in and understanding of culture.
To celebrate the achievements of individuals in all areas of school life.
To prepare pupils for the next stage of their educational journey.