School Aims & Ethos

The Newfield family commitment…

Together we will:
  • ensure that each child and young person has a right and an opportunity to have a ‘voice’ to access learning and communicate their individuality
  • help each child and young person to achieve, and be the best that they can, through recognising and celebrating their uniqueness and attainments
  • maximise each child and young person’s personal independence and prepare them for adult life
  • encourage each child and young person to develop as a thoughtful, caring individuals who respect and value themselves and others.
We will do this through:
  • ensuring a caring, safe and secure environment that maximises and promotes their safeguarding and well-being
  • providing a stimulating and fun learning environment that promotes opportunities to enable each child and young person to continue with their personal learning journey
  • promoting, nurturing and celebrating each child and young person’s abilities and achievements using their unique interests and strengths
  • valuing and celebrating the diversity of the whole school community through respect for each person’s rights, beliefs and values
  • providing an enriching curriculum, and learning journey, that is personalised and accessible
  • providing opportunities for inclusion both within and outside the school environment
  • creating a welcoming, informative and supportive environment for parents/carers, families and professionals in a mutually collaborative partnership

Inspire… Support… Achieve… Together

‘Newfield’s values of ‘inspire, support, achieve, together’, are married well with the fundamental British values of tolerance and respect in every aspect of the school’s work’. Ofsted, 2016

Newfield School
Old Bank Lane
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 2PW

01254 588 600

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Safeguarding

Newfield School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority.

Full copies of Policies and Procedures related to all aspects of Safeguarding, and the Complaints Policy, are available on request from Geoff Fitzpatrick, Head Teacher and Designated Senior Lead for Safeguarding and Child Protection.

Equality Duty

Newfield School complies with the general and specific duties of the Equality Act (2010). In accordance with the duty we publish information that demonstrates that we have due regard to the need to;

  • Eliminate unlawful discrimination
  • Advance equality of opportunity
  • Foster good relations

These specific duties have been considered in relation to all our policies and procedures in school. Our objectives will be reported on and published as part of the Governance public documents available for inspection under the Freedom of Information Regulations and Data Protection duties and in the school newsletter to parents.

Our Equality Objectives are set, reviewed and published annually in our School Development Plan.

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