The Pinetree School

The Pinetree School

Vision, Values & Ethos


We aim to be an outstanding school which offers a safe and stimulating learning environment where pupils are able to develop socially, academically and emotionally, in order for pupils to attain and achieve their full potential in becoming effective citizens and life-long learners.


To develop our total curriculum provision to ensure that we offer high-quality learning opportunities that are able to meet the needs of each pupil that maximises pupil progress and instils in our pupils the confidence to contribute positively to our society.

To extend the range of extra-curriculum provision opportunities for all our stakeholders and develop The Pinetree School as an active, healthy school.

To create a stimulating, secure and exciting environment, which encourages full and positive participation in all aspects of school life by all stakeholders.

To ensure that all pupils are adequately supported, appropriately challenged and have a variety of opportunities to exceed expectations and overcome barriers to learning.

To create a supportive caring and purposeful ethos which promotes the values of the school and offers high-quality education.

To improve school performance by providing high-quality support, accountability and professional development for teaching and non-teaching colleagues.


At The Pinetree School we aim to create an ethos relevant to the needs of the young people and society, and reflects the following British values:

  • Mutual Respect
  • Respect for other cultures and their values,
  • Responsibility
  • Tolerance
  • Understanding
  • Empathy
  • Compassion
  • Integrity
  • Equality
  • Individual liberty
  • Democracy
  • Belief in personal and social responsibility
  • Respect for the law

These values are promoted in our:

  • Curriculum
  • Assemblies
  • Extended learning includes links with other agencies and alternative education providers
  • Tutor groups
  • Cross Curricular/Cultural Learning  days