School Values

Respect, Courage, Honesty, Compassion and Integrity

These ideals are the foundation of our school. When you come to Values Academy, these are the most important things you’ll learn. You’ll be able to use these skills to follow in the footsteps of our successful students, young people who have gone on to college or further education, or training, or a good job.

With respect, courage, honesty, compassion and integrity you will be able to engage with and enjoy your education. You will see great results in your academic life and your wider life.

We offer:

  • The opportunity to re-engage with education
  • A fair and friendly learning environment
  • The opportunity for moral development
  • The chance to develop maturity
  • A sense of community
  • Justice, care and compassion


We encourage students to:

  • Develop a love of learning that will strengthen life skills
  • Build self awareness
  • Take individual responsibility for actions
  • Think deeply about behaviour and choices within a structured learning environment
  • Translate abstract ideas into practical living
  • Create climates of respect and enthusiasm
  • Celebrate achievements
  • Work together productively