Nailsea is a school at the heart of the community.

At Nailsea we have an achievement focused culture where there is no ceiling on what our students can accomplish. We will never compromise on excellence so that all students thrive and achieve their absolute best.

Through high quality teaching, strong pastoral systems and a focus on personal and social development we seek to prepare each unique student for the bright and optimistic future they have ahead of them.

When we aspire and believe together, our community succeeds.

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

By aiming high, demonstrating drive and determination. This is shown through:

  • Aspiring to excellence in everything we do
  • Having high expectations of ourselves, our work and our behaviour
  • Pushing ourselves to do our absolute best
  • Being courageous, persevering in the face of adversity
  • #AimHigh

By valuing the diversity, rights and property of others. This is shown through:

  • Valuing all members of our community
  • Displaying good manners
  • Being tolerant of different views and beliefs
  • Showing respect for our facilities and environment
  • #BePositive

By demonstrating consideration to others. This is shown through:

  • Treating others in the way we would like to be treated
  • Showing empathy for others
  • Supporting others through encouragement and being willing to listen
  • Championing diverse voices and different ideas
  • #BeKind

By valuing our own and the achievements of others. This is shown through:

  • Building self-esteem for all
  • Being proud of efforts, progress and achievements
  • Developing positive relationships to flourish and have a sense of our own potential
  • Contributing positively to school life and society
  • #BeProud

By welcoming everyone and celebrating the diverse society we live in. This is shown through:

  • Working collaboratively with others to achieve more
  • Providing a safe and nurturing environment where all can succeed
  • Valuing all members of the school
  • Contributing to the future success of the school
  • #TeamNailsea