Ethos, vision and values

THE LAKES CODE

Live, Love and Learn

Aim high and achieve

Kind, caring and compassionate

Enjoy educational experiences

Strive for success


WE VALUE PEOPLE

  • Hampton Lakes will be a welcoming place, at the heart of its community, valuing all people and their talents, beliefs and cultures equally;
  • Children will feel safe and respected as individuals at school; they will feel happy to come to Hampton Lakes to learn;
  • All staff will feel valued, informed and involved in decision making;
  • Parents and carers will feel well informed, and involved in their child’s education.
  • We recognise families as sources of love and care for their members, and as the basis of a society in which people care for others.

WE VALUE LEARNING

  • Hampton Lakes will provide high quality teaching and learning, involving challenging and enjoyable activities; this will enable our children to think, and to produce high quality work;
  • Our curriculum will cater for a wide range of ability and talent, and will provide children with a broad, general education of the highest quality. We will provide an outstanding choice of extra curricular activities.

WE VALUE POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR

  • Hampton Lakes will have a positive ethos, which emphasises respect, responsibility and participation;
  • Students will be encouraged to grow spiritually, morally, socially and culturally;
  • We will place a high emphasis on maintaining positive relationships with children based on honesty and fairness;
  • We will expect all members of the School to act with courtesy, respect and good manners;
  • We will emphasise the pleasure in learning, and we will do our best to make sure that fun is part of the experience for all at Hampton Lakes.

WE VALUE HEALTH

  • Hampton Lakes will promote the importance of healthy living, and we will emphasise its impact on learning;
  • In all areas of operation, the School will stress the importance of healthy eating; students will be encouraged to drink water in most classes;
  • The whole School site is a no-smoking area at all times;
  • We believe that the health and safety of students, staff and visitors are of paramount importance, and they will always be our first considerations;
  • We will work with children, parents and relevant external agencies to promote safe travel to and from school;
  • In the interest of safety, children will receive clear messages about items that should not be brought onto school premises, or on school visits.

WE VALUE LEADERSHIP

  • Hampton Lakes will be well governed, managed and led, having excellent relationships with other schools and agencies. Resources will be used effectively to support learning;
  • Children will be offered opportunities to show responsibility, and to develop leadership skills.

WE VALUE OUR COMMUNITY

  • Hampton Lakes will emphasise the opportunities and responsibilities that life in a large community can bring;
  • We will make our facilities available to members of our community for learning and for leisure;
  • Hampton Lakes will enhance community life;
  • Children will be made aware of the positive roles they can play in our global community;
  • Children will learn to respect religious and cultural diversity.

WE VALUE OUR ENVIRONMENT

  • We will provide an outstanding learning environment: stimulating, colourful and well cared for;
  • Children will learn to respect their environment at a local, national and international level.

WE VALUE THE FUTURE

  • We will develop the next generation of citizens and leaders, willing and able to play active roles in their communities;
  • We will lead out into the world young people who feel positive about themselves and demonstrate a passion for life, who respect the rights of other people and who are ready to make their mark.