Vision & Aims

“Community, Opportunity and Excellence”


Our Vision

At Southdale our core Christian values are at the heart of all we do, we

Seek to create a sense of COMMUNITY in our school and through an ethos of achievement, enjoyment and compassion in a safe caring environment, where everyone is valued.

We strive to provide the OPPORTUNITY for all pupils and staff to achieve their full potential.

We aim for EXCELLENCE in all areas of school life and will achieve this by inspiring and preparing our children and staff to embrace the challenges in life with a positive attitude of confidence and respect.


Our Aims

To cultivate a caring community with a Christian ethos, in which people of all faiths and beliefs feel secure, calm, valued and respected; a community in which everyone can work as a team, supporting, encouraging and praising all achievement; creating a happy, caring school, where success is celebrated and mistakes are learned from.

To provide an outstanding education for all children through a curriculum that is exciting, stimulating, challenging and builds self-confidence.

To provide high quality teaching and learning for all pupils, at all stages of their learning.

To raise standards of attainment through secure progress for all children.

To establish a modern, vibrant and inspiring learning environment in which the physical, personal, social and intellectual potential of all members of the school community are developed to the full.

To strive for excellence and set the highest expectations for all members of the school community.

To sustain a community spirit, with parents, pupils and staff working in partnership and with respect for each other.