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ARKS

Our new ARKS ethos encourages every member of the Westfield Community to be:

  • Ambitious
  • Ready
  • Kind
  • Safe.

This ethos underpins every aspect of school life. You can read more about the vertical ARKS Groups and Tutors here.

 

What you can expect from Westfield School

Ambitious

  • We believe that all of you can achieve incredible things.
  • We are ambitious for you and have the highest expectations of what you can achieve, in and out of the classroom.

Ready

  • We will be ready to support you in your learning with exciting, challenging lessons.

Kind

  • We will show you unconditional positive regard, and will support you to achieve beyond expectation, in and out of the classroom. 
  • We will listen to you, and be polite.
  • We will not tolerate bullying or aggressive behaviour.

Safe

  • We will do everything we can to keep you safe in and out of school.

 

What we expect from our students

Ambitious

  • Take pride in your work and don't give up.
  • Have a 'can do' attitude, think hard and have goals.
  • Believe in yourself and take on challenges.

Ready

  • Come to school in the right uniform, with the right equipment and on time.
  • Have your mobiles off and move purposefully between lessons.
  • Apply yourself to homework and revision.

Kind

  • Support one another, report any bullying and celebrate our differences.
  • Be polite, smile and say hello!

Safe

  • Be here on time, every day and respect the school environment.
  • Don't take risks online and report any bullying.
  • No violent or aggressive behaviour, move around school sensibly.
  • If you are worried, talk to us!