Bradfield School is a learning community. We aim to enable every individual to find meaning in their life, to pursue happiness and to help others do the same. Academic success for students of all abilities is a vital part of this; we recognise that academic success opens doors in the future, provides opportunities and can lead to increased happiness. Furthermore, we recognise and value all achievement. Above all, we want every member of the Bradfield School learning community to feel happy, safe and valued as an individual as well as to be challenged and supported to fulfil their potential.

The Bradfield School learning community includes students, teaching and non-teaching staff, parents and carers, governors and all members of the wider community.

Everybody at Bradfield School has the responsibility to respect themselves and others, the school building and environment.

Students at Bradfield School have the right to high quality lessons but the responsibility to make use of them. Every student has the responsibility to improve and to seek to fulfil their potential. We seek to reward rational enquiry and encourage risk-taking. We are committed to learning from our mistakes.

At Bradfield School, we welcome and celebrate difference, whether this is gender, race, class, sexuality, age or creed.

Education is a moral transaction between one generation and the next and takes place in the home, at school and in the community. We endeavour to make our ethical decisions based on reason, empathy, and a concern for human beings, other sentient animals and the environment.

Behaviour statements:

At Bradfield School:

  • We all strive to achieve our potential as part of a community committed to education for all.
  • We remember there are others and seek to show empathy.
  • We respect each other’s personal space.
  • We welcome and celebrate difference, whether this is gender, race, class, sexuality, age or creed.
  • We challenge prejudice, inequality of opportunity and ignorance.
  • We have a responsibility for the welfare and happiness of everyone in our community.
  • We respect the building as a place of learning that belongs to everyone.
  • We recognise that our actions have consequences and we take responsibility for them
  • We question constructively.
  • We talk to and about each other respectfully.

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