Ralph Thoresby School

Ambition and Achievement for All

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Beliefs, Aims & Expectations

At Ralph Thoresby School we BELIEVE in:

  • High expectations for all.
  • Excellence in all we do.
  • Determination and resilience.
  • Respect and tolerance.
  • Creativity and independent learning.

At Ralph Thoresby School we AIM to:

  • Achieve success in all areas of school life.
  • Ensure that all students enjoy school and are fully engaged in learning.
  • Create an inspiring place to learn where all students are safe and well supported.
  • Be fully inclusive and committed to opportunity for all.
  • Prepare students for life through strong links with local businesses and excellent career development.
  • Build strong community links, including with parents and carers.
  • Develop confident, articulate and responsible young citizens.
  • Create an ethos of mutual support and encouragement amongst our students.
  • Promote values of tolerance and respect.


For Students:

  • To arrive at school and lessons on time every day, correctly dressed, fully equipped and ready to learn
  • Calm, polite and considerate behaviour towards all others.
  • To aim high, be committed and make the most of your ability.
  • To take responsibility for your learning – be an active learner.
  • To always uphold school values, aims and expectations.

For Staff and Governors:

  • To be positive, professional role models in promoting school values, aims and expectations.
  • To be committed to student achievement and demand the best from our students.
  • To develop an engaging curriculum and deliver consistently excellent lessons.
  • To demonstrate and encourage independence and leadership.
  • To treat everyone with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect.

For Parents / Carers:

  • To support your children in achieving their goals.
  • To fully support school staff, policies and initiatives.
  • To encourage students to achieve their potential.
  • To take an active role in your child’s learning, attending school events wherever possible.
  • To ensure that your child attends school and arrives on time every day, fully equipped and ready to learn.

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