School Vision / Ethos

Here is Our Ethos, developed and agreed by our students, staff, parents and governors:

We Think And Act Positively
We All Create A Great Place To Learn
We Respect One Another In Everything We Do
We Strive To Improve
We Work Well Together
We Celebrate Our Successes
We Are Proud To Be A Part Of KES

‘In doctrina horas crescat’ – Let him hourly increase in learning.

Our taught curriculum is underpinned by eight House Values – Empathy, Determination, Creativity, Self-belief, Passion, Teamwork, Honesty and Respect. This allows us to ensure that all students move to their chosen destination equipped to take their place in the modern world as responsible and thoughtful young people who can make a difference. We value personal excellence as equal to academic excellence, and our students are given a wide range of opportunities to excel, through the curriculum and our extensive enrichment offer. Our enrichment offer includes House competitions across all disciplines and many opportunities for educational visits both in the local area and beyond. Community is important to us, and we seek to reflect and challenge our local context through the activities we provide in school.