Ethos and Vision

Vision Statement – 2022-2024
Ready, Respectful and Safe


Barley Lane School is a welcoming, inclusive school where all children are known and we invest heavily to ensure that their unique qualities understood. 

We are committed to providing a safe, stimulating and happy environment that seeks to teach the skills and knowledge that will allow learning to be part of a lifelong process, ensuring our pupils grow into ambitious young adults who are excited about the world around them. In doing so, we seek to prepare them for adulthood.

Mission Statement

• The children feel safe the school environment provides facilities and staff that have a wide range of skills to meet the complex needs of all of our individual pupils.

• teaching and learning are matched to each pupil’s needs and present challenge towards their learning and meaningful outcomes

• from their relative starting points, pupils are supported and encouraged to make their own choices and are supported in how to see through the challenges of daily life.

• staff support pupils and families in their resilience as they grow into adulthood

• school empowers pupils and their families to secure the support they need for their future lives

• by securing progression throughout, pupils leave school with the skills to access the adult world confidently and with the highest possible level of independence.

• all children must feel they have a sense of belonging and hope.

• we look after and care for them and provide them with the opportunities and experiences with the high expectation that we would want for our own families.

• a curriculum that can evidence sequential learning across keys stages in all subjects.

• teaching and learning that motivates, inspires and critically, engages the most complex of youngsters.

Never look down on anybody unless you are helping him up.  Jesse Jackson

Equality and Diversity Matter to Barley Lane