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Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

STEP Academy Trust is committed to improving the life chances of all children.  Where we have the capacity to make a difference we are morally bound to do so.

Our Motto

‘Work hard, be kind, be successful.’

Our Vision

At David Livingstone we have the highest academic expectations of our pupils. We develop their personal and academic conduct to promote high levels of self-esteem, self-control, self-discipline and self-reliance.

We invest in their personal and cultural capital to ensure that they leave David Livingstone Academy with a range of experiences and knowledge that will enable them to engage academically, intellectually and socially with all sections of society and have the potential to lead their communities.

Our Aims

To invest in the personal, academic and cultural capital of all academicians to ensure that they leave Angel Oak Academy with a range of experiences and knowledge that enables them to engage with all sections of society and community academically, intellectually and socially.

STEP Values

We also recognise our STEP values, which are shared across our academy trust. We teach children that these are our family values.
They are:

Passion: Passionate about learning
Urgency: We recognise the importance of every moment
Positivity: We spread positivity to all around us
Aspiration: We dare to be great
Commitment: We are committed to improving and progressing