The Whole School Approach

  • Aims to develop an ethos and environment that supports learning and promotes the health and wellbeing of staff and pupils.
  • Consults and encourages participation of all within the school community.
  • Is an extremely effective, evidence-based school improvement mechanism that brings about and embeds cultural change in schools.


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The Importance of Whole School Approach

  • There is identified practice to address equality and social inclusion, and this informs the development and implementation of activities.
  • The school delivers the specific themes according to the framework in the National Curriculum and in accordance to the  statutory requirements and non-statutory guidance.
  • Pupils' views are a core element in developing school activities, including the views of those with special educational needs and specific health conditions, as well as disaffected pupils, young carers and teenage parents.
  • The whole school community (pupils, staff, parents, governors and community partners) are invited to take part in policy development, physical, social and cultural activity and to support each other's learning
  • The school provides a culture and environment supportive of the taught PSHE.