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North Gosforth Academy

North Gosforth Academy

Vision & Values

You will read below our formal statement of College Aims and Values. These guide us in all aspects of our work in a unique education setting. The opportunity we are able to provide for our young people is second to none and the level of care and support which surround them throughout their time with us is unrivalled. The progress students make with us is also a sign that we truly are a Centre of Excellence.

Our values are clear and straightforward: respect, care for one another and always working as hard as we can to achieve excellence are central to all we do.

College Aims and Values

At Seaton Burn College we value the individual differences of our students, encourage them to succeed in everything they do, and help them to become caring, confident and responsible young people.

Learning for Life Achievement for All

Our values are:

  • To be inclusive
  • To be enterprising       
  • To have integrity
  • To show respect
  • To be caring

Our aims are to:

  • Raise the aspirations of all who learn and work at College
  • Strive for continued improvement and excellence in learning and teaching
  • Create an atmosphere of trust, respect and tolerance
  • Encourage individuals to be caring, well-behaved, honest, confident and capable citizens
  • Be creative, innovative, risk-taking, and to show initiative and self-reliance

We will seek to achieve these aims by:

  • Providing education for all which is broad, balanced and relevant
  • Offering a range of experience and activities, particularly those related to business and enterprise both within and beyond the formal curriculum
  • Encouraging and rewarding talents and achievements
  • Maintaining a secure and stimulating learning environment
  • Setting high standards of appearance, attendance and behaviour
  • Supporting and encouraging all staff in their professional development
  • Working in partnership with parents and the community to prepare our young people for the future

These principles guide our actions irrespective of ability, age, gender, race or religion.

Working with Parents and the Community