Aims and Values

Vision Statement

We aspire to create at King Edward VII School the excitement of a learning community in which each individual strives for excellence and is enabled to achieve personal fulfilment.

We value and seek to promote

  • The equal worth of each individual member of our school community

  • Learning and achievement

  • The pursuit of excellence

  • The acquisition of skills, knowledge and understanding

  • The cultural heritage of each individual and the rich diversity within our school community

  • The personal qualities of self-esteem, self-confidence, self-discipline and tolerance

  • A partnership with the wider community outside the school

  • Care and respect for people and the environment

  • International awareness and partnerships


For our students we aim to:

  • Promote a shared understanding of the values of the school

  • Provide a balanced and broadly based curriculum which promotes their spiritual, moral, social
    and cultural development

  • Promote their mental, physical and emotional well being

  • Prepare them for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life, including the world of work and their role as citizens in a democratic society

  • Enable them to reach their full potential

  • Provide a curriculum which is open and accessible to all students

  • Develop a learning culture within which students experience the enjoyment of learning and the motivation that such enjoyment encourages

  • Ensure equality of opportunity to all students

  • Value and celebrate the positive attitudes and diverse achievements of all students

  • Create an environment which ensures that students develop self-management and responsibility

  • Provide a healthy and safe working environment