Vision & Values

Value learning for itself, not just as the means to an end.

Michael Young and David Lambert


At Witham St Hughs Academy we strive to provide the best education possible and to ensure happiness and achievement for all. We work in partnership with parents, the Trust and the wider community to help our pupils become confident, responsible adults. We firmly believe that our curriculum defines the journey we want our pupils to take throughout their primary education and is rightly ambitious for all.

Witham children will:

  • become resilient, responsible and healthy adults
  • be confident, respectful and informed young people
  • be able to work in unity as articulate critical thinkers and problem solvers

We will:

  • ensure enjoyment and achievement for all through nurturing passions and talents
  • enable pupils to show ambition and acquire powerful knowledge and access new opportunities that take them beyond their own experience

Show ambition for all – preparing and exposing our children to the challenges, changes and innovations of the 21st century


We believe that everyone in the school community, pupils, staff, parents and governors are partners with important contributions to make to the success and daily life of the Academy.

At Witham St Hughs Academy, we value:







  1. To encourage everyone to aspire to their highest academic and personal potential and to create opportunities to help them achieve greater independence.
  2. To provide children with high quality, relevant experiences which promote high standards of achievement academically, creatively, personally, socially, morally, culturally and spiritually.
  3. To recognise and value the contributions of all people within the school community.
  4. To provide a secure and supportive environment that promotes healthy lifestyles, happiness and a sense of caring and belonging.
  5. To work in partnership with all those involved in the life of the Academy in order to create an atmosphere of openness, trust and respect that enables people to undertake their responsibilities.
  6. To develop positive self-esteem, confidence and enthusiasm for all, developing an awareness of self-worth and pride in achievements.
  7. To develop and implement exciting, challenging and varied learning experiences which meet the needs of the 21st century for all.
  8. To ensure children develop the necessary life skills to prepare them for life and work.