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Ethos and Values


Budmouth is an outstanding and innovative College which, through high expectations and valued relationships, engages its community of learners in lifelong learning by providing opportunities for successful academic and personal development.

We will develop successful learners who enjoy learning and make progress by:

  • demonstrating a willingness to concentrate on tasks and developing their knowledge
  • selecting appropriate methods of learning
  • sustaining work with a sense of commitment and enjoyment
  • being confident, helpful and resilient
  • evaluating their own work and assessing its strengths
  • displaying a willingness to learn from mistakes as well as successes
  • developing independent learning skills

We will develop confident individuals who are able to lead safe and healthy lives by:

  • listening to others and responding appropriately to what they say
  • accepting challenges
  • adjusting well to the demands of working in new contexts
  • being resourceful
  • being socially adept

We will develop responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society by:

  • feeling free to express and explore their views openly and honestly
  • being tolerant
  • developing high moral standards
  • learning to appreciate the practices and beliefs of others
  • behaving appropriately
  • taking responsibility for their own actions
  • developing self-esteem and self-discipline
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