Ethos and values


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Academy Aims

Havercroft Academy promotes high achievement and learning for life by enabling children to:

  • Achieve high standards in all they do and to have ever-developing aspirations
  • Develop inquiring minds
  • Maintain high self-esteem, whilst demonstrating concern and respect for themselves and others
  • Embrace the opportunities of the future
  • Channel their natural curiosity to become highly motivated and enthusiastic learners
  • Work both independently and in collaboration with others
  • Have respect for their community and environment
  • Develop an understanding of, and a tolerance towards, the ideas and beliefs of those from differing cultural and religious traditions.


We believe that each child will succeed through experiencing:

  • A positive and stimulating learning environment
  • A broad and challenging curriculum which encompasses the requirements of the National Curriculum
  • High quality, innovative teaching
  • An inclusive ethos of support and challenge, within which each individual is valued and encouraged to build upon their previous best


We demonstrate our commitment to working as a learning community by:

  • Ensuring ongoing, structured evaluation of school effectiveness and pupil attainment
  • Continuous personal and professional development and support
  • Working closely in partnership with colleagues, governors, parents and the wider community.