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The Henry Box School

About Us

Our Vision

Combining traditional values with innovative approaches, we aim to be recognised as one of the best comprehensive schools and to be the school of choice for students, parents, staff and employers alike.

Our Aims

  1. To ensure that every student realises their potential in terms of high quality qualifications.

  2. To reveal and build character in our students to leave every one of them proud of their schooling and rich in memories.

  3. To ensure that every student leaving school is strong in literacy and numeracy, and has valuable life skills, as well as high personal standards and self-esteem.

  4. To ignite in our students a love of learning which will serve them well throughout their lives.

Our Values

We believe in:

  • Promoting self-disciplinerigour and excellence;

  • Engendering a spirit of independencecreativity and purpose in everything we do, from the way the school is run to the way our staff work and the expectations we have of our students;

  • Promoting strong moral values based on respect for self and others, tolerance of difference, and a desire to support the community in which we live.

Our Approach

We will achieve our vision by:

  • Providing the best academic curriculum of any comprehensive school, ensuring a core entitlement for all students, and a challenging and rigorous academic experience for those aspiring to further study;

  • Inspiring students to realise their potential in all aspects of their development and to continue a lifelong love of learning;

  • Meeting the high expectations of parents, and in return expecting parents to support the school’s high standards;

  • Working with other providers of education to ensure continued quality in learning;

  • Developing links with local businesses and other employers to enhance provision, and offer sponsorship and support;

  • Enabling students to access the highest quality occupational training and work experience;

  • Recruiting ,developing and retaining high calibre staff;

  • Whilst ensuring we protect our historic site and buildings, maximising their potential for the benefit of current and future generations.