School Ethos & Values

At Yarlside we work hard to create a positive, challenging and happy learning environment through which all learners continually aspire to learn.

We want our pupils to enjoy coming to school and therefore believe that education should be interesting, stimulating and fun. Our curriculum develops the key skills to enable our pupils to be ready for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.

School Values

Yarlside Academy promotes high achievement and learning for life by working with pupils 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 creative and challenging curriculum
  • A stimulating and exciting 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
  • A enriching programme of extra-curricular activities, outdoor learning and visits