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Statement of Ethos & Values

Shoreham Academy is an outstanding learning community with the highest aspirations for academic and personal excellence

What do we aspire to achieve for the school as a whole and for our students as individuals?

  • To have integrity. We ensure that every student develops into a responsible caring citizen who contributes positively to society and makes the right choices.

  • To strive for excellence. We prepare students to excel in the career path of their choice. We strive to be better today than we were yesterday.

  • To work hard. We achieve greatness by working hard. We set high expectations with real challenge and ask everyone to be their everyday best.

  • To achieve the Best in Everyone through focus on the United Learning core values: confidence, ambition, determination, resilience, respect, creativity, and enthusiasm.

How do we achieve this?

  • By building success on the core values of ambition, respect, determination, creativity, and enthusiasm, within a modern, hi-tech learning environment.

  • By building academic and personal resilience in all of our students.

  • By ensuring that we are the school and sixth form of first choice for all members of the local community of Shoreham and Southwick.

  • By ensuring that teaching and learning is motivating, challenging, and gives rise to excellent progress for all our students.

  • By promoting a love for lifelong learning that goes beyond the school gate.

  • By preparing students to think as global citizens and not to limit their life chances.

  • By becoming a centre of educational excellence stretching beyond our local community.



United Learning Ethos & Values

Our approach is underpinned by a sense of moral purpose and commitment to doing what is right for children and young people, supporting colleagues to achieve excellence and acting with integrity in all our dealings within and beyond the organisation, in the interests of young people everywhere.

We summarise this ethos as The Best in Everyone. This ethos underpins our core values.

The school is part of United Learning. United Learning comprises: UCST (Registered in England No: 2780748. Charity No. 1016538) and ULT (Registered in England No. 4439859. An Exempt Charity). Companies limited by guarantee. VAT number 834 8515 12.
Registered address: United Learning, Worldwide House, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6SB. Tel: 01832 864 444

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