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Aims & Values

Our overall aims are to:-


  • Improve teaching and learning
  • Develop leadership
  • Strengthen care, guidance and support
  • Achieve better value for money


Our Co-operative values listed below are central to the work of our schools


  • Self-help: Encouraging all within the organisation to help each other, by working together to gain mutual benefits.  Helping people to help themselves.
  • Self-responsibility: To take responsibility for, and to answer to, our actions
  • Democracy: To give our stakeholders a say in the way we run our school
  • Equality: Equal rights and benefits according to their contribution
  • Equity: Being fair and unbiased
  • Solidarity: Supporting each other and those in other co-operatives


Ethical values

  • Openness: nobody's perfect, and we won't hide it when we're not
  • Honesty:  we are honest about what we do and the way we do it
  • Social responsibility: we encourage people to take responsibility for their own community, and work together to improve it