To enable boys to grow into young men who are well qualified, confident,
ambitious and perceptive and who have integrity, empathy and a sense of
their responsible role in society.
Personal integrity and consideration for others
To emphasise the importance of personal integrity and of consideration for
others. To engender a sense of decency, straightforwardness, common sense
and loyalty, a respect for other people and an abhorrence for any form of
bullying or intimidation, a sense of charitableness and neighbourliness, a
recognition that telling the truth matters and a respect for other
Moral and social values
To develop spiritual and moral values, an understanding of the religions
and beliefs of others, an awareness of personal and social problems and an
ability to make balanced moral judgements on such issues, an understanding
of the world in which we live and the interdependence of individuals,
groups and nations.
Achievement on curriculum
To encourage and to maintain a high standard of achievement in all areas
of a broad and balanced curriculum based on the skills of study,
observation, enquiry, logical thought, communication, numeracy, aesthetic
awareness, technical competence and physical fitness and on the knowledge
of human achievements and aspirations and of the physical world.
Effectiveness and adaptability
To engender the virtues of reliability, hard work, self-confidence,
creativity, initiative, enterprise, whole hearted commitment to
undertakings and enthusiasm for a wide variety of activities and
interests. To produce the strengths of versatility and resilience to apply
in any situation, the ability to use acquired knowledge and skills in
changed circumstances and to work in teams of people with different
skills. To provide direct contact with the local community and a chance to
appreciate the practical applications of qualifications.