School priorities 2023-24

The Matthew Arnold School is a happy environment which prioritises wellbeing for all, challenges the individual to thrive, offers true equity of opportunity and where success is an expectation.

Our core purpose is to ensure that all members of our school community are fully prepared for the next stages in their lives and can expect to find all doors open to them. They will be aware of their responsibilities as global citizens and excited about their contributions to a brighter future.

Our Strategic Goals

  1. The Matthew Arnold School is the natural choice for the community it serves.
  2. 100% of students move to their next educational stage and are successful there.

Priorities 2024 - 2025

Progress: Ensuring exceptional progress for every child, regardless of their starting point, by providing a well-designed curriculum that supports adaptive teaching strategies that engages all learners 

Assessment: Enhancing assessment practices within the curriculum, fostering active classroom participation through effective questioning and engaging parents through meaningful reporting. 

Processes and systems: Ensuring all staff relentlessly and consistently uphold high standards across all aspects of the school - by aligning processes and systems. 

School Development Plan:



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