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Vision and values

Our vision

Developing knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world

Our values

Caring: We show empathy, compassion and respect. We have a commitment to service, and we act to make a positive difference in the lives of others and in the world around us.

Open-minded: We critically appreciate our own cultures and personal histories, as well as the values and traditions of others. We seek and evaluate a range of points of view, and we are willing to grow from the experience.

Principled: We act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness and justice, and with respect for the dignity and rights of people everywhere. We take responsibility for our actions and their consequences.

Our aims (2021-2024)

Curriculum & Teaching: outstanding learning, achievement & destinations
  1. Provide an excellent academic education that enables all students to secure the highest grades in order to access and succeed at world-class universities, the most competitive undergraduate courses and high quality employment-based opportunities
  2. Ensure students experience high quality lessons, characterised by: high challenge for all, high quality talk, frequent guided and independent practice, meaningful feedback, excellent support for learning and regular opportunities for knowledge retrieval (The DC6).
  3. Provide an excellent real-world education, including SRE & PSHE, to fully prepare students for the challenges and opportunities of modern living
  4. Provide high quality and inclusive support for students of all abilities and backgrounds and work closely with external partners to access specialist support for our students as required
  5. Provide varied, enriching and high quality extracurricular opportunities
Wellbeing, welfare, behaviour & attitudes: outstanding relationships
  1. Ensure that students are safe and able to make positive and informed choices to enhance their own wellbeing as well as the wellbeing of others
  2. Foster a caring, open-minded and principled school community where we all act with integrity and honesty
  3. Develop respectful and confident global citizens and young leaders
Leadership: making a difference
  1. Ensure that students from low income backgrounds have fair access to the school, receive excellent support, achieve highly and secure exciting destinations
  2. Make a significant contribution to the education of young people across Thanet through partnerships with other schools, particularly those within the Coastal Academies Trust
  3. Ensure that staff are well-supported and workload is well-managed. Provide coherent and ambitious career and professional development pathways for all colleagues. Play a leading role in the development of EKLA and make a significant contribution to the planning and delivery of the alliance’s programmes, including ITT and NPQs.
  4. Manage the budget to ensure the maintenance of a high quality working and learning environment with excellent facilities and resources

Developing knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world.

Getting Here

Dane Court Grammar School
Broadstairs Road
CT10 2RT

Get in touch

(01843) 864941