Vision and Values

Our Mission

Our mission is to prepare our pupils to succeed and to achieve their full potential.

We set high expectations for learning and behaviour in our daily lives at Castledown, which is shared with pupils, staff and parents.

Every Castledown pupil is expected to graduate from our academy with the qualifications, skills and confidence to achieve their ambitions and go on to higher education or their chosen career.

Our Purpose

Social Justice - Our purpose is to promote a fair society where everyone will have equal opportunities to determine their own future.

Our Beliefs
  • Growth Mindset - Growth mind-set is the belief that your success is determined by hard work, resilience and a positive attitude to failure.
  • Professionalism - Professionalism is the belief that respectful communication, excellent habits and polished presentation lead to high expectations.
Our Motto


Our Values
Relationships  We value relationships that are nurturing and are based on mutual trust and high levels of respect.
Independence We value independence because it empowers us to take responsibility for our actions and achieving our         

full potential.

Resilience We value resilience as the ability to see challenges as valuable learning opportunities.
Integrity We value integrity as the quality of having a strong moral purpose and being honest with our words         

and actions

Enthusiasm We value approaching everything that we do with enthusiasm and joy.
Opportunity  We value equal opportunities and treat everybody fairly at all times.
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