To prepare pupils well for each stage of their development and to benefit from those experiences, opportunities and responsibilities that help build maximum independence in adult life.
To provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced and also appropriate to the physical, emotional, developmental, social and spiritual needs of the individual.
To provide an environment that is safe yet stimulating, supportive yet promotes independence and has strong community values, whilst recognising the individuals need for autonomy.
To provide an education which discourages prejudice, discrimination and unequal opportunity based on such things as race, religion, class, sexuality or disability.
To enable pupils to participate in mainstream experiences and to build a relationship with mainstream schools so that at every suitable opportunity, wherever appropriate, awareness of the wider world is encouraged.
To work holistically with other children’s services, both within and outside the school, to benefit the whole child and its family.