Vision & Values Statement

Where every student is successful today and prepared for tomorrow - Aspire, Believe and Achieve.

The Caldew way is to...

  • Aspire - Be ambitious and aim high to be the best you can be.
  • Resilient - Keep trying, enjoy a challenge and don’t give up.
  • Respect - Respect everyone’s opinions, listening to others and by take into account other people’s feeling.
  • Tolerant - Be willing to accept the beliefs and ideas of others that are different to your own.
  • Safety - Make sure everyone is safe.
  • Community - Be proud to be a member of our community where individuals matter and work together as a team.
  • Happy - Create a positive environment where we can all enjoy school.

Leaders provide effective careers guidance to pupils from Year 7 through to Year 13. Clear guidance, including preparation for interviews and ‘Work Ready Days’, helps pupils and students to make considered choices for their next steps.

Ofsted 2022

Leaders have created a welcoming and supportive environment at this school. Pupils and students achieve well in their learning. They are well prepared for their next steps in education, employment and training.

Ofsted 2022

Pupils including students in the sixth form, are proud to attend Caldew School. They feel well supported, happy and safe in this welcoming community. There are high level of trust and respect between pupils, students and staff.

Ofsted 2022

There is a strong culture of safeguarding in place, with clear systems to record any concerns. Leaders keep safeguarding relevant to all members of the school community through regular updates, training, alerts and reminders.

Ofsted 2022

Leaders have made significant progress in improving the school since the previous inspection. They have focused on creating a broad and ambitious curriculum which meets the needs of pupils and students, including those with special educational needs and /or disabilities (SEND).

Ofsted 2022