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Overview

Welcome and thank you for visiting the Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle School vacancy page. I hope that you get a flavour of our school and an insight into our core values and beliefs. We are very proud of our school and the progress that our pupils make, both academically and socially. In June 2012 the school was judged as 'OUTSTANDING' by Ofsted and in September 2017 we had a Church inspection (SIAMS) which also judged our school to be ‘OUTSTANDING’.

We are a very busy, friendly learning community, with lots going on. Our pupils make outstanding progress here - not only academically but in all areas of school life. Our Christian foundation is very important in the life of our school and shapes all that we do on a daily basis and this is strengthened through our strong links with the local churches. Children are at the heart of everything we do and this has been enhanced further with the formal collaboration with our partner First and Upper schools in the Wessex Learning Trust. We really do believe that ‘We learn together’ and through this promote a well-planned 2-19 school curriculum and personal development journey.

We are a very popular oversubscribed Middle school, attracting many families from outside of our catchment area. This is because parents tell us that they prefer the three-tiered, middle school system and feel it promotes a more effective education for their child.

 

Aims of our School

AIMS OF OUR SCHOOL

 

For pupils we aim to:

  • provide good order, develop self-discipline, stimulate, encourage and support so that each feels valued, confident and motivated.

 

For learning we aim to:

  • provide the skills for daily life and an education which develops every attribute of every student to the full.

 

For community and environment we aim to:

  • encourage a sense of responsibility and respect for the immediate environment, the world beyond and the individuals, groups and nations who share it.

 

For staff we aim to:

  •  foster the development and motivation of all staff within a spirit of mutual support and collaboration.

 

OBJECTIVES

 

These objectives, derived from the aims, guide the school in relation to policies, daily practice and development.

 

For pupils we aim to:

 

  • encourage a willingness to help others and be co-operative, courteous and fair
  • develop self-confidence and self-esteem
  • encourage a positive attitude and a desire to give their best in all things
  • develop independence of mind, skill to organise their own lives, sense to judge wisely
  • promote enjoyment of learning and an enquiring mind.

 

For learning we aim to:

  • promote success in all aspects of learning and personal development
  • develop an appreciation of past achievement, an understanding of the present world and a readiness to face the future
  • use a range of teaching and learning strategies and resources so that every single pupil develops to fullest potential
  • encourage participation and initiative
  • extend pupils’ learning beyond the classroom
  • use methods of monitoring and assessment which identify strengths and needs and are helpful and encouraging to pupils and informative to parents
  • apply throughout the curriculum the principles of: equality of opportunity, differentiation, breadth, balance, relevance, coherence, continuity and progression and evaluation.

 

For community and environment we aim to:

  • create a school environment which is well-ordered and welcoming, well-resourced and stimulating, tidy, clean and safe
  • develop a sense of respect and responsibility for all that belongs to our school and to the people who work within it
  • work in partnership with parents and the local community
  • develop a sense of respect and responsibility for the care of the world environment
  • foster an appreciation of the shared humanity and interdependence of the world’s people.

 

For staff we aim to:

  • apply systems of recruitment, induction and support that will secure the best staff available
  • foster a sense of team spirit and mutual support
  • create an environment in which each individual feels valued and able and willing to contribute to the life and development of the school
  • foster personal and professional growth through staff development
  • ensure staff are equipped, supported and guided to work to the best of their abilities. 

Working for Us

If you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers - send us your CV now via our School Talent Pool and say what sort of role you're looking for.

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