OUR VALUES AND ETHOS
At Hitherfield School we have high expectations of all our children, encouraging them always to do their best regardless of their gender, ethnicity, additional needs or beliefs.
We are committed to educating in a holistic way, focusing on the social, moral, creative and artistic as well as the academic.
We have worked hard to build a school community with positive relationships based upon mutual respect and support. We are proud of the cultural diversity that makes up our school community, seeing it as a strength that we should celebrate.
We help children see the importance of taking responsibility for themselves, their actions and their learning. Ultimately, this encourages them to become independent learners and active members of society
With all this in mind we at Hitherfield hold 6 core values close to us and we embed these values into everything we do. They are:
RESPECT - due regard for the feelings, wishes, or rights of others
EXCELLENCE – developing our strengths and confidence
UNITY – working together as a community
DETERMINATION – working hard and with purpose
TRUST - firm belief in the reliability, truth, or ability of each other
EXPLORE - travel through (an unfamiliar area) in order to learn about it