Vision and Values

Our Vision

We aim to empower everyone to be the best that they can be, optimising their future success, well-being and contribution to society. Engagement with our community is at the heart of all that we do, responding to the needs and aspirations of all our stakeholders to create a friendly and inclusive school community that is rich in variety and diversity.

Our Aims

At New Mills School we work with all our students to enable them to :

  • Achieve the highest personal academic standards and progress in all areas of the curriculum.
  • Develop outstanding levels of literacy and numeracy.
  • Develop high self-esteem and aspirations.
  • Respect members of their community and their environment.
  • Celebrate diversity.
  • Extend themselves academically, physically, spiritually and morally.
  • Become life-long learners, flexible and adaptable for the modern world.
  • Work both collaboratively and independently as appropriate.
  • Acquire employability skills for economic wellbeing.

Our Values

Our values are based on the school motto ‘Let Right be Done’