Vision & Values


All Hamwic pupils receive a high quality, enriching, learning experience in a safe and inclusive environment, which promotes excellence through a broad curriculum that prepares them for their future and opens doors to a diverse array of opportunities.


鈥楢ll about the child鈥

We put the child at the heart of everything we do. We believe that by doing this, it drives our ethos and values to do the best we can for our children.


鈥榃hat about Sam鈥

Sam is the name we give to the notional Hamwic child. By asking ourselves 鈥榳hat about Sam鈥 we ensure we put our pupils at the centre of our decision making.


  • All pupils and adults within Hamwic flourish as individuals and together
  • All pupils make exceptional progress
  • All schools are rated at least good by Ofsted
  • High levels of attendance and engagement for both pupils and adults
  • All schools and the Trust are financially secure
  • Governance is purposeful at all levels and contributes to the success of pupils and adults


  • The Trust and schools work in partnership collaboratively. We succeed together (one team)
  • We take a collective responsibility for delivering excellence for all our schools
  • We celebrate individuality 鈥 not corporate education
  • We don鈥檛 believe in a standardised approach to education
  • Our schools help shape the Trust and what we offer
  • Our strength is our people, who we value and develop
  • We are a learning organisation committed to improving ourselves and others


  • Keep me safe and well
  • Know and respect me as an individual
  • Help me be present in every way
  • Teach me well and give me great opportunities
  • Inspire me
  • Prepare me for my future
  • Allow me to be successful
  • Enable me to be a good citizen