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Vision and Values


Mission

At Parkside, our mission is to bring out the ‘Best in Everyone’, by striving for excellence in all we do.

Values

Our values drive what we do; they explain what is important to us.  Excellence. Community. Responsibility.

We believe in:   As an IB World School, these values are reflected in our curriculum approach

Excellence

We want every student to experience real success and to go on to great things

Individuals

We focus upon the actions and impact of individuals, including the pursuit of new ideas and excellence in every field

We examine the way knowledge shapes our own views

Community

We believe in one another and in working together

Societies

We explore the development of societies, how they work and change over time.

Responsibility

We act with generosity and integrity

The World

We consider the responsibility we have to the environment we live in, from the local to the global

We explore current world issues, how the world has changed and how it continues to change

Vision

Our vision statement summarises our ambitions for Parkside in the coming years.

We aim for Parkside to be:

  • a school serving its community by securing success for all: excellent rates of progress and high levels of achievement enable our students to go on to further success and fulfilment in education, in their careers and their wider lives
  • an exceptional and highly popular school at all ages and stages of students’ experience; students, staff and families are proud to be part of Parkside and enjoy their experience of school
  • a school developing expert teaching in all subjects and taking a leading role in United Learning, the IB, and in research and training

Strategic Priorities

CURRICULUM AND LEARNING 

Our curriculum aims are focused and demanding; exceptional teaching develops the knowledge and skills students need for future success

CULTURE, CLIMATE, CHARACTER

An aspirational and studious culture develops ‘the best in everyone’ through disruption-free learning and an outstanding programme of personal development

6TH FORM: PERFORMANCE AND GROWTH

Our sixth form performs in line with excellent KS4 performance; internal profile of the IB increases, leading to financially sustainable cohorts year on year

SUCCESS FOR ALL

We reduce barriers to learning and improve progress, so that all students flourish personally and academically