Values & Ethos


To help pupils achieve world class learning outcomes by developing world class teachers in a world class community.


To inspire young people to make their best better. By ensuring we:

  • deliver an outstanding curriculum to meet the needs of all our pupils.
  • deliver an outstanding assessment package that provide our teachers, pupils and parents with information that improves learning for all.
  • deliver outstanding teaching to support the curriculum.
  • deliver outstanding leadership at all levels of academy leadership.
  • achieve outstanding achievement in all year groups.
  • provide an outstanding environment in classrooms and throughout our academies.
  • deliver outstanding curriculum provision throughout our academy and the community.
  • develop our pupils to be outstanding independent learners.


Our values are aligned with the overall AET values.

  • Respect for individuals - we work together to create a culture based on trust, respect and dignity.
  • Integrity - we are open, honest and direct in our dealings
  • Collaboration – we know that there is strength in working together, communicating, sharing ideas and best practice and finding more efficient and effective ways to deliver our objectives
  • Continual improvement – we are a learning organisation that strives always to ‘make our best better.’
  • Accountability – we hold ourselves accountable and take ownership of those things for which we are responsible


01803 327161

Barton Hill Academy

Barton Hill Road, Torquay, TQ2 8JA

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