Values & Ethos

The Values and Aspirations of Manningtree High School are:

  • High expectations of and ambition for our students and our staff.
  • A sense of belonging to, gaining from and contributing to a community.
  • Honesty, fairness and integrity in all our relationships and dealings.
  • Inclusivity, tolerance and mutual respect allowing students and staff to flourish.
  • Kindness, politeness and honourable behaviour.

Our Aims are:

  • To ensure that students of all abilities make outstanding or good progress.
  • That learning should be enjoyable and success celebrated.
  • To model the behaviours we value and ensure they are developed in our young people.
  • To ensure that students develop the characteristics of a growth mindset and are fully prepared for the next stage in their education or transition to employment with training.
  • To shape young people who value and contribute to their communities.

In order to achieve our Aims, we need:

  • Excellent teachers leading excellent learning.
  • Excellent support staff.
  • To build on the strengths, values and traditions of Manningtree High School.
  • Excellent care and support systems including careers advice.
  • To provide a range of extra‐curricular experiences that promote personal growth and development.

Further details about the Alpha Multi Academy Trust Aims and Values can be found here: