Our Aims

 
Woodstock School promotes high achievement and an enjoyment in learning so that our pupils will:
 
  • be highly motivated and effective lifelong learners
  • develop the skills to meet the needs of a demanding and changing world
  • develop the skills to be able to make good choices
  • achieve high standards in all areas of the curriculum
  • be able to make the most of their opportunities
  • be flexible and adaptable
  • develop the skills to behave appropriately, so becoming valued members of society
  • attend regularly and be happy and confident members of our school
  • respect religious views, moral values and other ethnic backgrounds and ways of life
  • have enquiring minds and a spirit of curiosity
  • have high self-esteem, respecting themselves, others and the environment
  • feel valued and develop the confidence to have trusting relationships
  • work independently and collaboratively and be aware of themselves as learners
  • have the knowledge and skills to extend themselves in mind, body and spirit
 
We believe that our pupils will succeed through experiencing quality in:

  • a welcoming environment where morale is high
  • a safe and caring environment which is fair and where respect and truth are valued
  • opportunities for success that are offered to every child, every day
  • a stimulating learning environment where expectations are high
  • a broad, balanced and challenging curriculum which reflects the needs of our school community as well as having local and global dimensions
  • an ethos of support, challenge and encouragement where everyone is motivated and enthusiastic
  • an enriching programme of extra-curricular activities and visits
  • innovative teaching that addresses a variety of learning styles
  • learning partnerships between home and school and the community
  • an environment where there is reflective and intelligent practice
  • pleasant surroundings that are well resourced
  • practices that are fully inclusive
 
We demonstrate our commitment to working as a learning community by:
  • ensuring that teaching and learning is part of an ongoing evaluative process
  • providing an environment that is safe and nurturing for all
  • working as a team respecting each other’s values and beliefs
  • being good role models by the way in which we interact with one another
  • striving for a calm and stress-free environment
  • working collaboratively towards common goals
  • managing through open and effective communication
  • ensuring that we work in ways that are fully inclusive and open
  • striving for continuous improvement in all that we do
  • working in ways that will promote high morale and high self esteem
  • becoming an Investor in People