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Our Ethos and Residential Statement of Principles

Our Ethos


In the Residential Department, we will offer our young people rewarding and enjoyable experiences in a caring and supportive environment.  We will provide opportunities for learning and sharing, to extend their education, and make a positive difference to their lives.


Our Residential Statement of Principles


  • A young person centred approach, based on meeting individual needs and maximising potential.
  • A full and rich 24 hour curriculum that supports learning and encourages personal development.
  • A caring environment where individuality is respected and diversity celebrated.
  • A homely setting with an experienced team of staff, who are dedicated to understanding and meeting the needs of each young person.
  • Working partnerships with families and other professionals to ensure a holistic approach to each young person.
  • A safe supportive atmosphere where consistency and boundaries help enable young people to make good choices.
  • A range of experiences and activities that develop well-being, communication, independence and achievement.
  • Opportunities to develop 'real world knowledge' and skills for life.
  • Opportunities to access the wider community.
  • Preparation for ‘next steps’ in young people’s lives.

OFSTED Reports


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