To realise that our pupils are children/young people first and ‘special’ second.
To create a happy, safe, purposeful and stimulating learning environment for the whole school community.
To provide a broad and balanced curriculum designed to meet the identified needs of the individual pupils and to enable each one to develop to his / her full potential.
To provide an atmosphere where our pupils/students are valued as individuals, regardless of their gender, disability, ethnicity or cultural background.
To provide a comprehensive support system for parents and carers in order to create a co-ordinated, cohesive approach to the management of each pupil’s needs and improve the quality of life for the whole family.
To provide a consistent, pupil / student-focused approach to meeting his/her educational needs by using the expertise of a multi-professional team.
To prepare our young people for their future lives and role in society and help them to make a positive contribution.
To continue to strive for and extend good relationships with the community, both local to the school and throughout the wider area in order to foster mutual goodwill, social and educational contact.
To develop our pupils’ / students’ confidence, self-esteem, independence skills and achievement through praise, encouragement and the celebration of success.
To strive to be a sustainable school.