School Vision & Aims

Vision - St Anthony's is a good special school striving to provide outstanding education for children who have significant barriers to learning such as Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs or Autism.

Mission - is to provide each of our children with a diverse and stimulating education, in a supportive and safe environment that promotes self-discipline, motivation and excellence in lea

The St Anthony’ staff work with parents/carers and the community to assist our children in developing the skills to become independent and self-sufficient adults, who will succeed and contribute responsibly in a global community.

At St Anthony’s we ensure that communication flourishes through meaningful interactions; individuals learn to regulate and manage their own behaviour through positive support and caring nature; learners are active, learning is meaningful and engagement is high; success is celebrated, challenge is confronted and barriers to learning challenged.

We aim for all our children to leave St Anthony’s equipped with the personal skills essential for making a positive impact on those around them, enabled to fulfil their individual potential and energised, ready for the next stage of their education or employment as increasingly confident and independent young adults.

Core Aims

  • To provide a broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum which is accessible to all our children, so they can achieve high levels of educational attainment through a rigorous focus on progress.
  • To enable students to develop personal resilience and self-awareness.
  • To improve students’ social skills and foster good citizenship and social behaviour.
  • To improve students’ social and cultural awareness.
  • To prepare students for life beyond St Anthony’s School.
  • To acknowledge the uniqueness and intrinsic value of all children and staff in school.
  • To forge positive working relationships with parents and encourage a partnership between home and school, involving parents in all aspects and stages of school life.
  • To promote equal opportunities, embracing everybody regardless of disability, gender, race, age or sexuality.
  • To work effectively with schools, professionals and the community in sharing our expertise and developing inclusive opportunities for students
  • To develop a highly skilled workforce.

 

September 2017