Ethos and Values

Holy Trinity Church of England Academy seeks to build a strong educational foundation in accordance with Christian principles and values, in partnership with the Church at local, Deanery and Diocesan levels, developing a Christ-centred community where each person can fulfil the potential God has given them.
It seeks to encourage understanding of the meaning and significance of faith, and to promote Christian values through the experience it offers, while respecting the diversity of background and values within our school and wider communities.
Aims of the Academy:
  1. To provide a welcoming, caring and supportive environment in which Christian values are central to the life of the school;
  2. Striving for excellence in teaching, learning and all aspects of school life;
  3. To provide a rich and varied experience of learning which is
    1. enjoyable;
    2. rewarding;
    3. builds confidence;
    4. helps develop good working habits;
    5. incorporates opportunities to reflect;
    6. fosters attitudes based on honesty, trust, tolerance, understanding and respect for others that develop from a sense of self-worth;
    7. develops lively, enquiring minds with the ability to question, investigate, and solve problems;
    8. begins to form the personal values that will help children make sense of the world in which they live and form positive relationships;
  4. To help children grow in their own faith, and through that, to come to respect and understand other faiths and other ways of life;
  5. To help children to form the values that will help them make moral decisions and choices throughout their lives;
  6. To nurture and develop those skills and attitudes necessary for children to be able to take responsibility for their own learning and behaviour;
  7. To nurture links with parents/carers, the Church and the local community.
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