Little Ilford School will:
1. Challenge students to develop and meet their individual academic and social potential.
2. Implement an exciting and stimulating learning experience that challenges students to reach higher levels of attainment.
3. Create a dynamic and supportive environment where student's success is celebrated.
4. Develop students to become responsible and successful citizens both within and beyond the classroom.
Our school aims clearly reinforce our high expectations and our drive to achieve the best for our students:
Recognise and raise individual achievement and attainment.
Give everyone a sense of self esteem and of pride in belonging.
Provide a broad range of learning experiences in a safe, positive and stimulating environment.
Provide each person with an awareness of their potential and a determination to realise it.
Respect each individual and value the richness which comes from a variety of cultures, beliefs and abilities of our members.
Work in partnership with the family and wider community to enable everyone to become better informed, responsible and effective members of society.
The staff at Little llford are committed to achieving our vision and work exceptionally hard to maximise each individuals' potential. They are caring, supportive of the students and of each other. However, they are also consistent in having high expectations and demanding high standards.
As a result of this we are an improving school where the results over the last three years have increased and where the quality of teaching and learning is high. As a result, our success has been officially recognised:
Investors in People ( January 2000)
A good Ofsted report ( ... )
Attendance and Truancy Buster Award from the DFES (February 200 1)
School Achievement Award ( .... )
Students take pride in their work and the school-wide literacy strategies are highly effective in improving standards in all subjects.” Ofsted 2012
We are a high achieving Maths, Media and Arts Specialist School described by Ofsted as outstanding in their last inspection in 2012. We are a proud, diverse and celebratory institution that enjoys an excellent reputation and strives to be an outward facing school working closely with our community.
We are culturally rich with an ethos based around praise, support and caring for each other. We all have very high aspirations for the students whatever their personal or social challenges; we systematically remove all barriers to learning to ensure that all of our students can fulfil their potential and leave us as fully active citizens of the Manor Park community.