To inspire confident learners who will thrive in a changing world…
In 2018 Huntington School will be a truly learning centred school which strives to nurture the creative talents of all its learners. All its systems will be designed to meet its core purpose, ‘To inspire confident learners who will thrive in a changing world’. We will have the flexibility in terms of staffing, timetabling, technology and physical resources to deliver a personalised provision for our learners, which learners help co-construct with talented staff. We will develop a range of learning and personal skills in our learners which will enable them to think independently and enjoy learning. A broad global view will permeate the curriculum and the effective use of ICT will underpin all the school’s systems. We will use the best of modern technology to inspire learning and all future decisions about new buildings will have the flexible and sustainable delivery of our provision as the guiding design principle.
In 2018 Huntington School will be a healthy, happy school where our pastoral system ensures that everyone feels safe to learn. We will be at the heart of the local community and at the centre of York’s education system, helping meet the diverse needs of learners both locally and city-wide, with the support of all our stakeholders, especially parents. Our school will be rooted proudly in its highly successful past but will be dynamic and forward looking; it will be somewhere that remembers to enjoy the experience of today.
We will have a school where everyone has a clear sense of where they are now in their school careers, where they would like to go and how they are going to get there. We will ensure that all learning and teaching is informed by our own best practice, and we will be able to take innovative risks with confidence.
In 2018 Huntington School learners will be aware of how personal and political decisions affect the future of the environment and of their responsibility to help sustain the planet. We will be a civilised community which will have a civilising influence on all of us, and positive personal relationships will be an important feature of our school. We will continue to value: respect; honesty; and kindness, and believe in the limitless potential of people. All the school’s diverse communities will have a shared vision of the school and will be united by our school purpose, the nub of which will continue to be to inspire learners, and equip them with the skills, confidence and qualifications required to thrive in a changing world.
This is the latest working draft of the School Development Plan. We are keen to hear parents’ views on our developments. If you would like to comment on the document, then please email me on: