Enabling All To Excel

BDB student

• Confident, articulate, culturally savvy and secure in themselves

• Inclusive in and proud of their communities, both local and global; conscious and conscientious of their impact on the world around them

• Well-qualified, successful in their work; takes personal pride and is ambitious



• Lessons and curricula are differentiated throughout 

• All students are challenged and supported

• All have access to the full range of national curriculum subjects

• Curriculum plans detail the cultural capital and vocabulary that is important to be successful in that discipline


• All students take part in competition for the school, from sport to debating; this is mapped, monitored and measured 

• All students have the opportunity to work on a community-based project; this is mapped, monitored and measured 

• All students are given a strong character education through engaging PSHE and also through the traits, passions and interests of their teachers

To Excel 

• KS3 subjects are rigorous and cover more than the national curriculum 

• Assessment is of high-value and students are motivated through the intellectual challenge 

• Elite pathways at GCSE – academic, sporting, artistic and vocational 

• Careers guidance and external support is outstanding and of high value in every year



Child Development