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Yewlands Academy

Aims and Ethos

We aim to be an outstanding secondary school.

We have high ambitions for, and expectations of, all our students and encourage them to ‘be the best version of themselves’ in everything that they do. Here at Yewlands Academy we expect all students to be 5* Learners and demonstrate the Academy’s Values:

• Ambition
- We believe there is no limit to what we can achieve; we dream big
- We have high expectations for ourselves and others; we strive for the extraordinary
- We aim to be better tomorrow than we are today

• Determination
- We work hard to overcome challenges; we know this helps us grow
- We are resilient in the face of adversity; we never give up
- We learn from our mistakes and move forward: we positively recover

• Respect
- We treat others how we would like to be treated, showing kindness and good manners
- We listen to each other and respect differences; we are all in this together
- We take care of and have pride in our environment

• Responsibility
- We are fully prepared for learning and work hard to be the best versions of ourselves
- We take ownership of our actions and put things right if they go wrong
- We have the courage to be excellent role models, inside and outside our Academy