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Visions, Values & Beliefs

BEST Vision

To grow the BEST in everyone

We believe in the importance of high expectations, hard work and the development of a community of schools where each of us strive to ‘be the best that we can be’.

BEST Values

We will:

Always put Children first

Our reference point question is ‘how will this improve outcomes for children and enable them to go on and succeed in life?’

Collaborate to support and compete to challenge

Our schools work together to add value and compete to continually improve.

Provide community based provision

Our schools form a coherent learning community at the heart of the Bedfordshire community.

Have the courage to be

Our community treats all with trust,
kindness and honesty.


BEST Beliefs

We will:

Deliver BEST outcomes

Outcomes will be in the top 20% nationally

Provide BEST opportunities

An extensive range of opportunities beyond the classroom will be provided to develop the whole person

Nurture talent

Our responsibility is to invest in our people and bring out the BEST in everyone

Operate a high autonomy, high accountability culture

Professionals will lead our system and take responsibility to continually raise standards

Lead through service

Leaders and followers will work together with mutual respect and shared responsibility