Our Values/Ethos

The Beacon is a foundation cooperative trust school.

The school adopts the following cooperative values:

  • Collaboration and Self-Help
  • Accountability and Self-Responsibility
  • Democracy
  • Equality and Equity
  • Support and Solidarity

And in addition, the following ethical values:

  • Openness
  • Honesty
  • Social Responsibility
  • Caring for others

At The Beacon, we are driven by our shared moral purpose to do all that we can to improve educational outcomes and life chances for all our young people. We believe strongly that the best way to do this is through the partnership, collaboration and a commitment to work together to achieve excellence in all we do. We expect the highest possible standards of ourselves and all stakeholders, believing that in this way we can maximise learning and develop a truly reflective learning community.