About Us

Our Commitment

The Cherwell School welcomes and values all members of the school community in an atmosphere of learning which is friendly, supportive and challenging.

We aim to motivate and enable our pupils...

  • to work hard and to achieve the highest standards of which they are capable
  • to value learning as a lifetime activity
  • to behave responsibly, courteously and with consideration for the needs and rights of others
  • to become involved in the life of the school and of the wider community and by so doing to become responsible and successful citizens
  • to mature in self confidence, self discipline and tolerance
  • to take pride in what they do and to gain satisfaction and enjoyment from their achievements

The Cherwell School Aims

The Cherwell School is A Centre of Opportunity where, as a community of individuals, we are committed to and enthusiastic about creating and using opportunities to their fullest extent. This is so that students, staff and members of the wider school community can enjoy success and be well-equipped for the future. We are an outstanding school and we know we can further extend and enrich what we do.

The Person

Every person, regardless of any individual difference, has the opportunity to develop their abilities and talents, and to

Every person is known and valued as a unique individual. We are nurtured, challenged and encouraged to make the most of opportunities.

The Future

We widen perspectives and raise expectations. We have a culture which encourages a love of learning and the seizing of opportunities to grasp whatever the future holds.

We value personal qualities and skills alongside academic achievement. Every individual can thrive and be successful, both now and in the future.

The Community

There is an ethos of mutual respect and support where the diversity of people’s backgrounds is valued. Opportunities are taken to use this diversity to enrich our community.

There is a culture of high expectations and excellence. Team work and collective responsibility support the success of individuals, the school and the wider community.