Where it all started:
The first Head of the school, Captain Harrison, wrote in April 1935 the following broad aims
"We endeavour to teach the children how to live so as to get the best out of life; we strive to get down to realities."
To do this, three things are necessary and these are written below - we hope you enjoy reading about our aims.
We seek to...
- make a suitable environment and to create the right atmosphere.
- enable children to learn through doing.
- teach the community spirit.
Captain Harrison was right to see the connections between self-fulfilment, active learning, attractive environments and healthy communities.
Kesgrave High School aims to be at the heart of a life-long learning community
We aim therefore to stimulate an achievement culture:
- Where in raising standards we reach ever higher standards
- Each individual strives towards fulfilment;
- Motivation and self-confidence increase - through success and praise.
We encourage a caring environment:
- where individuals take responsibility - for themselves and others
- where learning provides challenges
- a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum
- an approach that enriches the cultural, spiritual and moral dimensions
- opportunities for self-development and discovery in a wide variety of 'extra' curricular activities.