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 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

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

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

An effective programme of personal development has been created for pupils in key stages 3 and 4. This prepares pupils well for their future, giving them opportunities to have important discussions about healthy relationships, social and moral issues.

Ofsted 2022

Staff have high expectations for pupils’ and students’ behaviour and learning. Pupils and students behave well in lessons and around the school site. They are polite to each other and look out for others in the school.

Ofsted 2022