Sir James Smith's School

Aims and Values

Welcome to Sir James Smith’s Community School

This section provides information about our aims and values, and the things that make our school so special.

You can find a summary statement of our mission and aims by clicking here.

If you would like to find out more about what makes us tick, please have a look at any of the following papers.

  • Firstly, we have set down in detail the values that underpin our ethos and the way we do things, these can be found here.
  • Secondly, at the heart of all schools should be a commitment to spiritual, moral, social and cultural development – please click here to find out more about SMSC.
  • Thirdly, we believe we are an emotionally intelligent school and subscribe to the approach promoted by Cambridge University’s Institute of Well-Being, click here.
  • Finally, we are proud that we have kept our traditional broad and balanced curriculum. To find out why we think this is the best for our students, even though it is difficult for some, please refer to The Curriculum Framework here. If you want to find out what is taught by year and by term please refer to the various subject curriculum plans.

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