Philosophy & Objectives

 

 

Vision Statement

King George V School is ambitious in developing its fine traditions of high achievement and creativity in an engaging, enjoyable and sustainable learning environment. We aim to celebrate diversity in an inclusive and supportive international community.

How KGV aspires to the Vision Statement:

KGV is ambitious in developing its fine traditions of high achievement and creativity.

Learning through the Taught Curriculum

  • We provide excellent teaching in the medium of English
  • We expect excellent student work attitudes
  • We celebrate examination achievement and student progress
  • Our teaching develops knowledgeable and reflective learners through an academically rigorous approach
  • We use data and assessment for learning to monitor, support and challenge students to make progress
  • We expect students to be creative and innovative

Learning through the Wider Curriculum

  • We enable a well supported House System to flourish with varied events
  • We provide many co-curricular activities and diverse opportunities for students to develop their talents and excel
  • Our Lion Yearbook records and celebrates achievements in all areas of school life
  • Active tutoring and target setting support our students’ learning needs both pastorally and academically
  • We prepare our students to progress as lifelong learners

The Learning Environment

  • We cherish our iconic places
  • We evaluate school facilities and plan for appropriate extensions and improvements
  • We value student health; provide healthy food and encourage exercise
  • We provide a safe, secure, attractive and well maintained learning environment
  • Our environment reflects our commitment to all students

The Learning Calendar

  • Key school events emphasise our school traditions
  • We celebrate success regularly
  • We encourage participation
  • We organise formal occasions to celebrate individual achievements

A Learning Ethos

  • We celebrate school traditions
  • We maintain high expectations
  • We evaluate our actions to problem-solve and seek continual improvement
  • We set challenging targets/goals and support individuals to achieve them
  • We celebrate progress and achievement
  • We create an ethos where success is valued and it is “cool to achieve”
  • We value our partnership with parents

We seek to develop an engaging, enjoyable and sustainable learning environment.

Learning through the taught Curriculum

  • Our teaching develops risktakers, critical thinkers, inquirers, communicators through being student-centred, interactive and intellectually curious
  • We develop environmental awareness throughout the curriculum

Learning through the wider Curriculum

  • We provide opportunities for students to develop their confidence and solve problems
  • We challenge our students to achieve in active, exciting ways
  • We take action to reduce our resource use

The Learning Environment

  • We provide appropriate learning technology and use it both to stimulate student learning and respond to learning needs
  • We work to improve our local environment

The Learning Calendar

  • We give students opportunities to participate in a wide range of activities
  • We organise fun occasions for students to develop their skills
  • We study sustainability issues

A Learning Ethos

  • We invest in Professional Development and encourage dialogue / debate within KGV and with other schools
  • Leadership and Management has a clear focus on learning
  • We value and take responsibility for the regional and global environment

We aim to celebrate diversity in an inclusive and supportive international community.

Learning through the taught Curriculum

  • Our teaching develops open-minded, well balanced learners through exploring values, using a range of learning styles
  • Our teaching develops caring, principled learners through exploring international, cultural and religious issues
  • We recognise that an inclusive learning environment benefits all learners

Learning through the wider Curriculum

  • We value and support our diverse mother tongues
  • We use, celebrate and support our local community / schools
  • We value learning about current affairs
  • We develop sustained links with international projects

The Learning Environment

  • We work to ensure all our students can easily access appropriate learning spaces on the school site

The Learning Calendar

  • We celebrate the major religious and cultural festivals of our school
  • We value different cultures

A Learning Ethos

  • All individuals are respected and valued.
  • We ‘personalise’ learning
  • Students’ behaviour is managed in accordance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • We encourage students to take responsibility
  • We welcome alumni and value the sense of identity and heritage that ex-students gain from KGV