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At Budmouth College we "strive for every student to fulfil their potential" and believe that all children are entitled to an education that will enable them to develop themselves intellectually, socially, creatively and emotionally.

We also believe that children should be able to live and develop as happy and valued human beings.

Budmouth is required within the OfSTED framework to ensure that the needs of most able children are met, and the college is expected to:

At Budmouth College we strive for students to fulfill their potential; however this is something that we cannot achieve alone. We understand the need for and value of parents working with us to ensure students have every opportunity to be successful.

Below are key areas that we believe are fundamental to achieving joint success for our students:

Budmouth aims to ensure that parents value an establishment where the Principal and teachers are approachable, flexible, and willing to listen and discuss possible courses of action openly. The college has a well-developed ethos and process for involving parents in school life. This enables Budmouth to be successful in forming effective partnerships and ensures that parents are aware of the college's policy on most able children, and that they know who to contact to discuss their child's needs, or their own needs as parents.

Budmouth values parents who are willing to:

Budmouth College aims for all students to strive in order for them to fulfill their potential; however this will never be achieved without the backing of parents, teachers and students alike. We must ensure that our partnership grows stronger with time as the needs of individual students are recognised and catered for.

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