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John Milton Academy Trust

These schools are part of the John Milton Academy Trust. Click on the school's logo to visit their website.

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Vision, Values and Ethos

Our vision for our school is 'Working together, aiming high!', which compliments the JMAT's vision of Ambition, Aspiration and Excellence.

Our core values are:

Kindness, Respect, Cooperation and Trying our best!

We promote high achievement and learning for life by working with children to:

  •     Develop enquiring minds and a spirit of curiosity
  •     Become highly motivated life-long learners
  •     Be flexible and adaptable for the modern world
  •     Have high self-esteem – respecting themselves, others and the environment
  •     Be able to work independently and collaboratively
  •     Achieve high standards in all areas of the curriculum
  •     Gain advanced technological skills
  •     Seek to extend themselves in mind, body and spirit

We believe that each child will succeed through experiencing quality in:

  •     A broad and challenging curriculum
  •     An enriching programme of extracurricular activities and visits
  •     A stimulating learning environment
  •     A rich, varied and up-to-date range of learning resources
  •     Innovative teaching and an investigative approach to learning
  •     An ethos of support, challenge and encouragement to succeed
  •     Learning partnerships between school, home and the community

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

  •     Striving for continuous improvement in all that we do
  •     Working collaboratively towards common goals

To help us achieve our aims, within our philosophy of partnership with parents, we ask you to:

  •     Be supportive of the aims of our school, our philosophy and practice
  •     Contact us if you have any queries, concerns or any issues you wish to discuss
  •     Attend our parents evenings and other occasions to discuss your child’s progress
  •     Ensure your child is punctual and attends school regularly
  •     Keep us fully informed of any changes of circumstances, so we can be responsive      to your child’s needs
  •     Attend our events in school e.g. Curriculum sessions, Open Days, Harvest Festival,      Special Assemblies
  •     Support our Friends of Bacton School in their activities
  •     Encourage and support your child’s learning in school and through our                          homework programme and other activities we may ask them to do at home
  •     Ensure your child takes care of school property

John Milton Academy Trust