Our philosophy - Mill Hill Schools

Our philosophy

The Mill Hill School Foundation Mission and Aims

Vision Statement

Equipping pupils for life now and in the future

Mission Statement

We develop thoughtful, motivated and responsible young people with a global outlook. Our pupils are excited by the challenge of learning; we help them to thrive and find their own path to happiness and success through the range of opportunities presented by the Mill Hill School Foundation.

Strap Line

Instilling values, inspiring minds

Aims

  1. To provide excellence in education
  2. To bring out the best in every individual child
  3. To develop moral integrity and the confidence in pupils to be themselves
  4. To nurture pupils from childhood to adulthood
  5. To build a sense of community and environmental awareness

Proposed Objectives

To provide excellence in education

This is achieved by:

  • Providing an optimum environment in which outstanding learning can take place
  • Designing a forward looking curriculum which establishes strengths in the core subjects but is also broad and flexible enough to adapt to the demands of the 21st Century
  • Equipping pupils with the tools and habits of mind that enable them to navigate the global environment
  • Creating a culture across the Foundation that embraces the importance of staff development and wellbeing

To bring out the best in every individual child

This is achieved by:

  • Having high expectations of all pupils and a belief that everyone can achieve and succeed
  • Promoting life-long learning and well-being
  • Encouraging compassion and social responsibility in pupils through giving time, talents and treasures
  • Providing a breadth of experiences and opportunities to enable pupils to find their niche

 To develop moral integrity and the confidence in pupils to be themselves

This is achieved by:

  • Practising respect and tolerance in our multi faith and multi-cultural environment, through an understanding of Foundation values and traditions
  • Enabling pupils to find the courage to stand up for what they believe in
  • Providing opportunities to develop socially responsible pupils
  • Encouraging pupils to be self-aware, resilient and to celebrate their individuality
  • Motivating pupils to recognise the local, national and international context of their own education

To nurture pupils from childhood to adulthood

This is achieved by:

  • Providing a wide range of activities that enable pupils to develop the skills and attributes of confidence, curiosity, independent thinking, creativity, leadership and team work, resilience, emotional intelligence and adaptability
  • Cultivating interests, talents and disciplines that will enhance the pupils’ experience of life, now and in the future
  • Providing a continuity of ethos within all four schools and effective transition of pupils

To build a sense of community and environmental awareness

This is achieved by:

  • Working in close partnership with parents, alumni and the local community
  • Managing our organisation in a financially and environmentally responsible manner
  • Engaging our pupils in environmentally-conscious attitudes and an appreciation of the natural world
  • Creating a sense of family and belonging through experiences and events across the Foundation