We understand if there are adverse weather conditions that appropriate footwear needs to be worn on journeys to and from school but parents are reminded that all students must wear their normal school shoes during the day.

High Expectations

Ark Helenswood Academy is committed to supporting our students to excel in everything they do. We believe that in order to be successful our students must understand and be responsible for the choices they make. This policy aims to promote an environment where learning can take place and students make the correct decisions to enable the best chances for all to achieve.

Our Aims

  • To have high expectations of student behaviour.
  • To maximise opportunities for students to achieve.
  • To promote resilience.
  • To ensure fair treatment for all.
  • To promote British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
  • To ensure a consistent response to both positive and negative behaviour.
  • To promote early intervention.
  • To create a safe environment free from disruption, violence, bullying and any form of harassment.
  • To form active, positive relations with parents/carers to develop a shared approach when improving behaviour.
  • To observe, talk to and listen to students when improving behaviour.

PDF iconHigh Expectations at Ark Helenswood Academy 2017-2018