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Values and Ethos

Greensward Academy is a co-educational 11-19 comprehensive independent Academy with DfE designated Specialist School status. Greensward Academy’s approach is based on delivering excellence in teaching and learning. We will encourage creative, responsive and effective approaches to learning and teaching for all students. This will ensure a continuous and consistent focus on student achievement and development in all areas.  We will drive innovation in education ensuring Greensward is able to respond to a changing world and that the skills, learning and aspirations of our students are developed and enhanced through creative personalised learning and excellence in teaching.  

Mission Statement:  Our duty is to inspire young people to make their best better.

Vision Statement:  Greensward Academy aims to create a safe, inclusive, nurturing community with exemplary standards of behaviour and high expectations for all.  This will be built on mutual respect and dignity to create independent, resilient, successful and responsible global citizens with high aspirations, a love of learning and a pride in their school  

Values and Beliefs 

Through our actions and behaviours we will strive to develop young people who: 

  • Respect themselves and the community, i.e. people, property.
  • Are polite, calm, caring, honest, trustworthy and helpful. 
  • Are responsible, independent and supportive of each other. 
  • Are tolerant, open minded and not prejudiced. 
  • Are determined and have a strong work ethic. 
  • Will be thoughtful and compassionate with the ability to listen and challenge in a considerate fashion. 
  • Have good communication skills. 
  • Can demonstrate strong self-belief and confidence and have high aspirations. 
  • Offer themselves as good role models for future generations of learners and citizens. 
  • Are team players who can work and support others and where necessary are able to take on leadership roles.