Vision and Values 

Our vision at Nailsea School is to be a nurturing community where students are valued and supported to reach their full potential, developing the skills and qualifications needed for future success. 

  • be broad and balanced, and encourage pupils to be curious, creative and inventive whilst offering a range of qualifications suited to the needs and requirements of our pupils
  • promote resilience and perseverance, and inspire and support pupils to be risk takers with their learning
  • be delivered through high quality teaching, assessment, monitoring and personalised learning in order to maximise progress for every pupil
  • provide a safe learning environment which celebrates every success and supports any area for development
  • be reflective and always find ways to improve
  • be a strong team where everyone feels valued, supported and safe
  • have consistently high expectations of behaviour and positive attitudes towards others
  • have pride in themselves, each other and the school
  • develop positive attitudes to life-long learning


Our core values underpin students’ experience at Nailsea School. Our three core values are:

  • We have high aspirations and understand the importance of challenge to develop a passion for learning
  • We encourage everyone to exceed their own expectations to be the very best they can be
  • We believe commitment and hard work are key to success
  • We believe that equality for all is a right and a responsibility
  • We understand how to make positive progress in our learning and lives
  • We are all parts of our community and strive to make a constructive contribution to it