To help children and young people develop the skills to live a purposeful life that makes sense to them.
- To value and celebrate our children and young people.
- To know how each child and young person responds to their autism and to use that knowledge to plan to meet their needs.
- To give our children and young people the skills they need to manage their autism.
- To improve each child and young person’s method of communication.
- To help our children and young people develop skills of social tolerance and interaction.
- To help to meet the sensory needs of our children and young people enabling them to be as calm as possible.
- To help our children and young people to understand and learn about the world around them through functional and motivating activities.
- To keep our children and young people safe and free from harm in a nurturing and happy environment where they know staff care about them.
- To work closely with families in the education and care of their children and young people.
Our Professional Values and Practice:
- We all have high expectations of all children and young people; respect their social, cultural, linguistic, religious and ethnic backgrounds.
- We are committed to raising their educational achievement.
- We all treat children and young people consistently, with respect and consideration, and are concerned for their levels of communication and their development as learners.
- We will all ensure that every interaction we have with a child or young person is a ‘great interaction’.
- We are here to teach children and young people the skills to manage their own autism and behaviours.
- We all demonstrate and promote the positive values, attitudes and behaviour we expect from our children and young people.
- We all communicate sensitively and effectively with parents and carers, recognising their roles in children’s learning, and their rights, responsibilities and interests in this.
- We all understand the contribution that each member of staff makes to the teaching, learning and care of our children and young people.
- We are all able to improve our own teaching and interactions with our children and young people by evaluation, learning from effective practice and reflecting on what we could do better.
- We are dedicated to encouraging the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of our children and young people. We promote British values, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs at a level that is relevant and functional for our children and young people.
- We are aware of, and work within, the statutory frameworks relating to staff responsibilities.
Learn some more about Endeavour Academy by reading our One Page Profile document.