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Ethos & Values - 2020 - 2021

ETHOS AND VALUES – 2020 - 2021


Venturers’ Academy has a distinctive and positive ethos which guides our work and the education of our students. Preparation for adult life underpins our Academy aims. We are committed to the success of each of our students’ whatever stage they are at in their education and this is reflected through the Academy's values and commitment to creating.

Successful learners with good qualifications, motivated to enhance their knowledge and armed with the necessary skills to reach their full potential. Students with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC) can achieve more than they ever thought possible. Ventures’ Academy will provide the curriculum, resources, environment, strategies and expertise to enable students to accomplish this.

Self-confident individuals who can make informed decisions, effectively able to communicate them based on their own values and beliefs. Students with ASC can manage their difficulties with professional support and will be able to develop their individual talents and abilities with confidence and enjoyment.

Responsible citizens who respect others and confidently take part in political, economic, social and cultural life. Students with ASC can play a full and active role in society at all levels and we will offer them the work placement opportunities, career guidance and employment skills to achieve this.

Effective contributors with a positive, can-do attitude who can lead or work in a team, meeting the challenges of the 21st century. Students with ASC can enthusiastically contribute to their community and we will provide them with the communication and social skills, along with career guidance, to do so.

Venturers’ Academy is totally committed to ensuring that every student makes progress regardless of their context or starting point. Our Leadership Team will work in partnership with parents, staff and Governors to ensure that the excellent standards established are consistently maintained.