Vision, Values and Aims

Balfron High School

Vision, Values & Aims

Our vision

We are committed to providing a caring, inclusive and high achieving school community where young people have a positive and meaningful experience.  We have high expectations and are ambitious for all of our young people.  We are committed to ensuring that they are equipped with the resilience and mind-set to compete and contribute confidently and compassionately in a modern, ever changing world.   We recognise that the right blend of knowledge, skills, attributes and qualifications will provide the foundations for our young people to succeed in life beyond school.



Our core values

To ensure that our young people thrive in our community, we believe that a values-based approach is central to setting our tone and getting it right.  To that end, we expect that everyone in our community demonstrate honesty, fairness, respect, responsibility and trust.


Our aims

Our aims support the highest levels of attainment and achievement.  To that end, we:

  • are optimistic and welcoming with positive, purposeful relationships
  • have a relentless focus on high quality learning, teaching and assessment
  • know our young people well through our integrated pupil support structure
  • provide a flexible and equitable curriculum with pathways for everyone
  • offer many and varied opportunities that help young people ‘find their thing’
  • have zero tolerance to underperformance
  • collaborate and plan with parents/carers, partners and our young people
  • understand and provide the right interventions, at the right time, in the right way
  • are solution focused and forward thinking
  • use data, observations and views to understand ourselves and how we can keep improving
  • are ambitious for ourselves and each other
  • are proud to be Balfron


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