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.

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

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

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

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