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Vision and Values

Academy Ethos and Vision


Our Ethos

Our ethos is characterised by a culture of positive attitude, high expectation and aspiration. These are related to the whole learning community, pupils and staff.

  • Everyone will succeed
  • Everyone deserves the widest opportunities to achieve success
  • Outstanding pupil behaviour is expected at all times
  • Outstanding standards underpin all that we do
  • External factors are not be a barrier to learning or success
  • Staff are role models, modeling a growth mindset and resilience in their own practice


Our Vision

The overarching vision for all schools within Extol Trust is that ‘each academy within the Trust should be an outstanding school, “a stand out school”, developing young people who achieve highly and are well-rounded ambitious individuals, equipped in all respects for a modern, diverse society. ‘

This is achieved by:

  • Our schools working in partnership in order to achieve the aim of all pupils attending a “stand out” school; learning from and with each other
  • Developing, supporting and challenging high performing academies providing world class outcomes for all pupils
  • Investing in purposeful, relevant professional development for all staff to secure a highly professional and committed team
  • Engaging with external partners to enhance the Trust’s provision


Our Core Values

The strap line of InspirationExcellence and Partnership underpins our ethos and values.


Inspiration Extol is a MAT that inspires all of its schools to outstanding school status; to be that “stand out school”; we constantly seek inspiration from local, national and international initiatives/research and passionately believe that by investing in our workforce we develop an inspiring, professional team.


Excellence Excellent leadership, pedagogy and the sharing of best-practice across the Trust ensures that pupils have an outstanding and enriching educational experience.


Partnership Each school within the Trust is celebrated and recognised for its strengths, we believe that a true partnership allows us to learn with and from each other.