• Aims and Values

Our Values & Vision

NEMAT Vision & Values

All NEMAT schools subscribe to a set of shared values, guiding principles and trust-wide processes that ensure a quality education for all our young people. It is our belief that every young person is special and has unlimited potential. Our ambition is to unlock that potential, remove barriers to aspiration and ensure that all of our children are enabled to succeed.

The core principles that embody this vision are:

  • High expectations of all students
  • Valuing and celebrating academic achievement
  • Outstanding teaching for all students
  • Widening students’ experiences through a range of extra-curricular activities including sports, music and the performing arts
2025 Vision

The Academy Trust will aim to achieve the following for the benefit of students, staff and their local communities: 

  • Deliver excellence in the quality of provision, so that students, staff and academy communities all benefit from outstanding teaching, learning and leadership, and achieve results in all public examinations that show progress measures
  • Ensure the provision of safe, inclusive and inspirational learning environments that enable students to achieve the highest possible standards academically, socially, creatively and physically
  • Ensure the provision of a rich, varied and engaging curriculum which caters for the needs and aspirations of all students
  • Provide a wide range of high quality continuous professional development and training, with frequent opportunities for sharing best practice and career development
  • Act as an agent of change within the local community to raise aspirations, achievement and improve the life chances for students of all ages providing facilities for evening classes
  • Develop close links with business, appropriate charities and politicians, who are encouraged to contribute to the development of students, staff and scholarships
  • Develop and enter into sponsorship arrangements, or form partnership deals with third parties to supplement its income and achieve best value for money while aiming for quality and meeting core values
  • Be open to growth opportunities for our MAT in a changing education environment particularly with partner primary schools
  • High levels of mutual support between academies within the Trust built on a culture of trust, honesty and integrity
  • Respect for the unique character and individual strengths of each academy
  • Shared resources for the benefit of all the students in the Trust
  • Shared values of equality, inclusion, cooperation and respect
  • High expectations of all students, staff, parents and governors
  • Strong commitment to education within and for the local community across all schools in the local area


NEMAT - North Essex Multi-Academy Trust