Welcome to Gaynes School
An Applied Learning College
I am delighted to welcome you to Gaynes School. We actively promote a very lively and positive atmosphere where the whole school community, adults as well as students, care about learning because they understand the power this has to change lives.
We also understand that learning happens in a well-
We at Gaynes believe that examination success is vitally important in providing young people with a range of positive choices when they leave our care but also that this is only part of their educational experience. For our students to move on to the next phase of their lives with confidence they need to develop interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively with others. This is why our students are encouraged to take part in decision making, participate in broader activities and work together to solve problems. Indeed, our Applied Learning specialism demonstrates our determination to provide clear links between the whole curriculum and the world beyond the school.
We are confident that a visit to Gaynes will leave you impressed with the professionalism of our staff, the forward thinking and exciting learning experiences they provide and our students who themselves are the best advertisement for the all-
Mr W. Edgar
THE KIND OF SCHOOL WE WANT TO CREATE
Learning for All
Students, all staff, parents and governors care about their own learning and make the effort to learn new things. We understand that learning develops the individual and for students maximises examination performance and therefore prospects for future economic well-
We find ways to create opportunities to share our culture and our way of life with the wider community -
Sense of Belonging
Our sense of belonging means we feel good about ourselves and our strengths whilst at the same time we recognise and address our limitations. It also means we feel good about those around us, respect and trust them and value their contributions. We feel safe in our community. This feeling encourages us to flourish and develop into positive, confident individuals capable of responding effectively to any setbacks and difficulties that we may encounter. We have a real sense of working together as one community that includes students, all staff, parents and governors.
A Positive Environment
We enjoy and treat with respect our environment which is safe, attractive in appearance and up-