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Bishopswood School

Bishopswood School

Part of The Propeller Academy Trust


our ethos

              ...where every child is a valued individual....


  • To develop and enhance the ability of each individual to have dignity and exercise personal choice
  • To apply approaches to teaching and learning that are proven to be effective
  • To provide pupils with the most appropriate means of mobility, communication and self expression
  • To encourage pupils to develop independent living skills to equip them with the knowledge and skills they need in the future
  • To offer an environment which is safe, stimulating, creative, challenging and fun


  • We appreciate the unique contribution made by each pupil to the life of the school
  • We believe the understanding and mutual respect that follows the development of closer links between Bishopswood, our partner schools and the wider community benefits all involved
  • We recognise the positive support that parents and carers provide in helping us to deliver our stated aims for each child
  • We celebrate the achievements, no matter how big or small, made by individual pupils
  • We recognise the importance of teamwork and the different roles and skills contributed by individual staff or groups of staff