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Mission Statement

Our Vision

Mapledown is a place of learning for all members of the school's community - a learning organisation. Students’ needs and ambitions are the primary reason for doing the things we do and we believe that they are entitled to our respect and dedication. We are committed to developing a genuine partnership, based on equality of opportunity, for continuous improvement so that excellence, service, innovation and progress become a reality for students, families, staff and the wider community.

Our Mission

To build on or create plans and structures which will carry Mapledown forward so that our Vision is realised. This can only work if all staff subscribe to our Vision and work for it. We will strive for year-on-year improvements in our daily work so that we create:

  • A dynamic and inclusive student focussed organisation
  • Processes for monitoring, evaluating end improving our effectiveness
  • Well-trained staff capable of meeting every student's needs
  • Teams which offer mutual support and foster collective responsibility
  • A place where staff reflect and learn continuously
  • A school environment with facilities to enable student learning
  • A place where people enjoy end take pride in their work
  • A focus for support and service to families
  • A centre of excellence, which we are proud to share

Our Aims

  • Develop our students' communication
  • Maximise their personal autonomy & independence
  • Enable students to form social relationships
  • Encourage maximum mobility
  • Prepare students for the opportunities, experiences end responsibilities of adult life
  • Promote students' spiritual and moral development
  • Broaden students’ range of experiences

Also, read the Mapledown Student Manifesto and our School Improvement plan