Aims and Ethos The Bancroft’s Vision To be a successful centre of excellence, consistently providing the highest academic standards and an educational experience enriched by a vibrant cultural environment which prepares pupils successfully to take their place in the next phase of their lives. To ensure that pupils emerge with confidence, self-motivation, mutual respect and a strong sense of social responsibility to become highly successful adults who will make a difference to the 21st century world and the communities in which they live. The School’s Objectives To maintain the highest standards of teaching and learning with inclusive systems for individual support, welfare and personalised learning that is never less than outstanding. To provide a broad, balanced, high quality and forward-looking curriculum relevant to the aspirations of the students and their parents together with a wide-ranging programme of opportunities both within and outside the school day. To build a strong and cohesive community and a strong partnership with parents, families and other major stakeholders. To provide first rate facilities, which facilitate learning, both in and out of the classroom. The Chairman of Governors is Prof P. Ogden and he can be contacted by writing to the School. Policies on Anti-bullying, Safeguarding, Health and Safety on School Visits, Curriculum , Rewards, Sanctions, Discipline and Exclusion, Complaints, Provision for pupils for whom English is a second language or with statements, and a staff list with qualifications are all available on the Website or in hard copy by writing to the school office.