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Our Core Values


Hetton is a school that strives to have a challenging, inclusive curriculum built on the foundations of great literacy and numeracy. It is shaped to what our students need to know, understand and do in order to thrive in the years after they leave us.


Hetton is a school that has community at its heart. By working with people in the locality we help the community to thrive. We help our students become positive global citizens who care for our environment, as our school strives to do the same.

Learn to Achieve

Hetton is a school where we aim to have the highest expectations of students and ourselves – Where every student, no matter what their starting point, is expected to operate with a Growth Mindset. We define this as Learn to Achieve

A belief that we can all improve – that ability is not fixed


Hetton is a school that values the wellbeing of students and staff.  We work hard to ensure that all are supported. Hetton is an environment where everyone is wholly committed to success, but also has time to enjoy life beyond our school.


Hetton is a school where we aim to deliver a highly effective staff-training programme, mapped out for every individual. At Hetton we thrive through our values of: Respect. Learn. Achieve. and our Learn to Achieve philosophy.

Our Developing Vision: Attitude to Learning, Evidence-based T&L & Inclusive Education

We will continue to develop our student’s positive attitude to learning, including a high-functioning pastoral care system that enhances student’s academic success and is symbiotic with their wellbeing.

We will develop our effectiveness through evidence-based teaching and learning – where we collaborate more as a whole staff, regularly evaluating our practice ensuring that students have a great experience regardless of the classroom they enter.

We will deliver the highest standard of education to all students, regardless of their background. We will achieve this through providing all students with a rigorous education, which challenges them, not only academically, but also in terms of their contribution to society.

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.