Important Notice:

  • Parent App Message - All parents MUST download the school app to ensure that they are able to receive all important communication from school. We will cease sending text messages after the half term break. Things like parental consent forms for trips, payments for revision resources and much more will all be directed through the app. Please contact school if there are specific issues.

Ralph Thoresby School

Ambition and Achievement for All

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Beliefs, Aims & Expectations


At Ralph Thoresby School we BELIEVE in:

  • High expectations for all.
  • Excellence in all we do.
  • Determination and resilience.
  • Respect and tolerance.
  • Creativity and independent learning.

At Ralph Thoresby School we AIM to:

  • Achieve success in all areas of school life.
  • Ensure that all students enjoy school and are fully engaged in learning.
  • Create an inspiring place to learn where all students are safe and well supported.
  • Be fully inclusive and committed to opportunity for all.
  • Prepare students for life through strong links with local businesses and excellent career development.
  • Build strong community links, including with parents and carers.
  • Develop confident, articulate and responsible young citizens.
  • Create an ethos of mutual support and encouragement amongst our students.
  • Promote values of tolerance and respect.



For Students:

  • To arrive at school and lessons on time every day, correctly dressed, fully equipped and ready to learn
  • Calm, polite and considerate behaviour towards all others.
  • To aim high, be committed and make the most of your ability.
  • To take responsibility for your learning – be an active learner.
  • To always uphold school values, aims and expectations.

For Staff and Governors:

  • To be positive, professional role models in promoting school values, aims and expectations.
  • To be committed to student achievement and demand the best from our students.
  • To develop an engaging curriculum and deliver consistently excellent lessons.
  • To demonstrate and encourage independence and leadership.
  • To treat everyone with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect.

For Parents / Carers:

  • To support your children in achieving their goals.
  • To fully support school staff, policies and initiatives.
  • To encourage students to achieve their potential.
  • To take an active role in your child’s learning, attending school events wherever possible.
  • To ensure that your child attends school and arrives on time every day, fully equipped and ready to learn.

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