Values and Ethos

We want Doddiscombsleigh to be a school where:

  • We are a centre of excellence in education
  • We are a place where children enjoy learning
  • We are a community in which all members work in partnership, creating a positive environment
  • We are a community where everyone is valued and respected and has the confidence to achieve their best


  • To develop self-awareness, a positive self- image and the confidence to take advantage of opportunities
  • To help children use language and number efficiently
  • To develop each child’s own initiative, talents and personalities
  • To help children develop lively and enquiring minds, the ability to question and argue rationally and to apply themselves to tasks and physical skills
  • To promote attitudes, practices and understanding conducive to good health
  • To help children acquire knowledge and skills relevant to adult life and employment in a fast changing world
  • To help children develop a respect for religious and moral values, other races, religions and ways of life
  • To help the children understand the importance of positive, active citizenship and the interdependence of individuals, groups and nations
  • To help children develop appropriate relationships with other children and adults in both the school and wider world
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