“Students’ behaviour in lessons and around school is good. Students get on well together and show good respect for each other, the adults working with them and for visitors." - Ofsted
Ethos and values
Our Stockport School community is dedicated to inspiring respectful collaboration in an aspirational learning culture.
Our Vision and Ethos
We work with others to create a healthy, safe environment within which all our students can enjoy learning, make progress and achieve high standards. We expect all students to participate fully and make a positive contribution to the school and wider community; and, ultimately become successful, motivated, well-adjusted adults who achieve economic well-being.
What we are aiming to achieve for all of our students?
- Achieve high standards in their academic attainment and actively pursue fulfilment in their personal and social development;
- Apply and develop their personal, learning and thinking skills across a broad range of programmes;
- Excel in aspects of school life beyond the taught curriculum, including taking up and seeking national and international opportunities to further their learning;
- Contribute positively to the well-being of the school and the wider community;
- Are E-confident learners prepared for living and working in a global society;
- Are prepared to contribute positively to society and capable of achieving economic well-being in their chosen career(s);
- Go on to further their education;
- Understand the importance of learning throughout their lives.
What characterises our students?
- Have an enduring set of commonly held values, and learn and live their lives by these;
- Have ‘personal best’ as a consistent goal;
- Are well behaved and self-disciplined;
- Are motivated, think creatively and are confident learners;
- Make informed choices and pursue healthy life-styles;
- Are respectful and tolerant of each other and different cultures;
- Have a strong sense of community;
- Have a strong sense of personal and social responsibility;
- Take pride in their own and the school’s achievements;
- Enjoy attending Stockport School and take an active part in their learning and school life;
- Are involved in the development of the school and help shape their educational experience.
How we as a community interpret our values
Staff Lead: Mr Warren
Examples of how SMSC development, including British Values have been actively promoted include:
- Student voice activities
- Citizenship lessons
- SEAL form time enrichment
- PSHE lessons
- Religious Education lessons
- Charity events
- Sporting events
- Drop down themed days
- Educational visits
- School council
- Head boy/girl, house captains and prefect system
- Student mentoring
- Careers sessions
- House System
- Homework club
- Referral System