‘The highest function of education is to bring about an integrated individual who is capable of dealing with life as a whole.’ - J.Krishnamurti (philosopher, writer and speaker)
MAPPING THE JOURNEY
At Chertsey High School we are committed to providing high quality educational opportunities for our community. Our vision is based on the belief that a rich and an aspirational knowledge led curriculum is a vital component of life. We nurture academic success alongside creativity and imagination throughout the school curriculum to help learners to secure the knowledge, skills and personal qualities they will need for future success. Chertsey High School is built on and driven by core values and we are committed to enabling all of our learners to become:
SUCCESSFUL: Learners who gain deep and powerful knowledge in preparation for life; combining academic rigour, curiosity and creative flair.
- Achieve academic standards of excellence enabling them to excel against any competition nationally.
- Experience a broad, rich, exciting curriculum that leaves them able to make powerful choices about their future ambitions.
CREATIVE: Learners who are imaginative, optimistic and inventive; finding their voice to become effective communicators prepared for lifelong adaptability.
- Experience creative teaching that makes learning engaging and allows them to think independently and be confident citizens.
- Be expected to embrace a diverse and cutting edge range of creative opportunities both inside and outside the classroom.
HAPPY: Learners who are confident, resilient, well-rounded citizens; they understand the world’s communities and are ready to discover their place in it.
- Be proud of their achievements and for the progress they make, and have these achievements celebrated and recorded.
- Develop positive, secure relationships so that they flourish and have a powerful sense of their own potential.
To enable them to flourish, a learner’s time at Chertsey High School is mapped out. This is in order for them to see the pathway they will follow, the goals they need to work towards and achieve and the success which will be theirs at the end of the journey. This journey is mapped out in a number of ways:
- The subject specific knowledge of each curriculum area that they will cover is planned out and documented in the Framework for Learning.
- The strands of the personal, social, physical, spiritual, moral and cultural education which are threaded through the academic and pastoral curriculum and are plotted in The Chertsey Curriculum.
- The Chertsey High School Personal Development Learning Journey which is a progression model for building the development of our learners and prepares them for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.