Latest News 18 May 2023
Vision, Ethos & Values
Maudsley and Bethlem Hospital School creates a safe, caring environment where young people can enjoy learning, feel valued, and move forward with their lives.
The statements below describe how we choose to work together, the team culture we value, and how we look to get things done.
Ambitious. We are ambitious for our students’ learning. We plan to be a turning point in their lives.
Collaborative. Our success depends on collaboration and our ability to work as a team.
Steadfast. We confront calmly the stigma and prejudice that still surrounds mental health. We can change attitudes in society, through our work.
Kind. We are kind and compassionate even when we need to have difficult conversations.
To our students…
We are ambitious for your learning. We plan to be a turning point in your lives.
We go the extra mile to help you re-engage with learning, never giving up.
We celebrate diversity and accept unconditionally your right to make choices.
We are a gentle, orderly school where you are always respected and valued.
We are kind and compassionate even when we need to have difficult conversations.
We listen closely to you. Your safety and wellbeing are paramount. We have zero-tolerance of harassment and unlawful discrimination in all forms. Through our education we will help you prepare for a successful future in modern Britain.
To our colleagues…
Our success depends on collaboration. We can only support young people if we support each other.
We give each other time. How well we communicate with each other affects our students’ learning.
The empathy and generosity we extend to our students we extend to each other too.
We rely openly on each other – giving and accepting support freely.
We accept each other’s strengths and weaknesses. We are comfortable seeking support if we need it.
We set ourselves the highest professional standards and want to be held to account for our decisions.
To our partners…
Alongside you, we are supporting young people on a journey to wellbeing. Our part is education.
We appreciate your professionalism.
Your skills complement ours.
To the wider world…
We work to change attitudes to mental health.
We share our expertise, knowledge and insight.
We confront calmly the stigma and prejudice that still surrounds mental health. We can change attitudes in society, through our work.
We resist becoming inward-looking. We look around us, learn, and take our place in the fast-changing world of education.
To work this way takes courage. Compassion and kindness are not easy options.
We have the courage to admit when things do not go well. We learn from our students how to do better each time.