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Our motto is ‘the best in everyone’ and we set high standards with clear expectations. We focus on encouragement, underpinned by good discipline. Staff, students and parents work together and uphold the same high standards to ensure that the best in everyone means:

  • Best work
  • Best attendance and punctuality
  • Best behaviour, attitude and courtesy
  • Best dress
  • Best contribution to Academy life

Walthamstow Academy Values



...to achieve the best for ourselves and others.

We show Ambition when we:

  • Have high expectations, dream big and believe
  • Move out of our comfort zone, broaden our perspectives and extend ourselves
  • Be the best we can be all the time  



...for ourselves and others in all that we do.

We show Respect when we:

  • Value, embrace and celebrate differences
  • Demonstrate good manners and are considerate to each other and our environment
  • Show empathy and are kind



…to overcome obstacles and reach success.

We show Determination when we:

  • Continuously try to improve, learning from feedback and experience 
  • Show independence yet know when to ask for help
  • Embrace failure, overcome barriers and don’t give up



...to have the courage of our convictions and to take risks in the right cause.

We show Confidence when we:

  • Communicate effectively with courage and conviction
  • Act as role models and challenge others
  • Express our individuality 



...to imagine possibilities and make them real.

We show Creativity when we:

  • Use our imagination
  • Seek alternative ways to achieve a goal
  • Demonstrate joined up thinking  



…to seek opportunity, find what is good and pursue talents and interests.

We show Enthusiasm when we:

  • Are positive and eager to help others
  • Volunteer, take part, go beyond what's required
  • Are curious: ask and answer questions 



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