Holton Le Clay Schools Federation

To be the best we can be

Our Values

Next terms JIGSAW theme is Celebrating Differences.

 

Our value will be respect. 

 

This will include showing due respect towards those differences 

 

Respect denotes both a positive feeling of esteem for a person and also specific actions and conducts representative of that esteem. Respect can be defined as allowing yourself and others to do and be their best.

1. To speak respectfully…

This means for example:

To staff:

  • Speaking quietly and politely;
  • Thinking before you speak;
  • Speaking when it is appropriate to do so;

To students:

  • Speaking politely to other students;
  • Thinking before you speak;
  • Keeping quiet if you have nothing pleasant to say;
  • Keeping ‘street language’ out of school.

To all:

  • Speaking to members of our community as you would like to be spoken to.

2. To behave respectfully…

This means for example:

To staff:

  • Doing as you are asked without argument;
  • Accepting that members of staff have authority over students because they have responsibility for your welfare;
  • Treating staff as professionals;
  • Showing that you want to learn;
  • Listening carefully and following instructions;
  • Wearing your uniform as requested.

To students:

  • Showing consideration on the corridors;
  • Queuing properly;
  • Avoiding physical contact with other students;
  • Respecting other students’ space;
  • Sitting where you are asked to in class;
  • Telling a member of staff if there is a problem with another student.

To all:

  • Treating members of our community as you would like to be treated.

3. To respect the school environment…

This means for example:

To students:

  • Putting rubbish in bins – in and out of the classroom;
  • Looking after and having pride in your classroom;
  • Sticking to the rules regarding specialist rooms and equipment – e.g. science labs; sports and ICT equipment;
  • Reporting any damage to a member of staff;
  • Making sure you are in the right place at the right time, including lunchtimes;
  • Keeping the school site safe.

4. To have respect for your own learning…

This means for example:

To students:

  • Striving to make outstanding progress;
  • Valuing success;
  • Being on time to school and lessons;
  • Having the correct equipment;
  • Doing the work to the best of your ability;
  • Doing your homework to deadline;
  • Asking for help if you need it;
  • Knowing what you need to do to improve;
  • Taking responsibility for your learning and being honest with yourself.

5. To have respect for other students’ learning…

This means for example:

To students:

  • Valuing other people’s ideas, values, work and contributions;
  • Co-operating with and supporting other students;
  • Being able to assess other students’ work;
  • Helping to create a positive learning environment.

 

Autumn 2:

Celebrating Difference

Includes anti-bullying (cyber and homophobic bullying included) and understanding

 

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