Ofsted Outstanding

Ethos and Values

At Newstead Wood School we value, share and celebrate:

  • a passion and enjoyment for learning underpinned by intellectual challenge and academic curiosity  
  • strength in diversity, open-mindedness, and respect
  • spiritual, moral and cultural dimensions of our global community
  • leadership and character development for all  
  • working in partnership with parents and carers, and the local, national and international community 
  • all achievements - at school and beyond 
  • creativity, innovation and ambition in our ability to actively improve ourselves and our future  
  • a safe and kind environment to build confidence, resilience, belonging and wellbeing 
  • each individual for who they are and who they can become 


"Leaders have high expectations for every pupil. These expecations are realised through the ambitious academic curriculum, and time spent fostering pupils' wellbeing." Ofsted, 2022

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