Our Aims & Ethos


We offer a first class education to girls and boys in a warm and happy community. Through excellent teaching and high levels of individual support in small classes, we achieve impressive value-added scores comparable with what is achieved at the top schools in the UK. The Royal is a vibrant, co-educational school and as part of United Learning, we share the core values of ambition, confidence, determination, creativity, respect and enthusiasm; we believe in bringing out "The best in everyone". Ensuring pupils are emotionally, intellectually and practically ready for their future underpins every aspect of school life. 


  1. To instil excellence in all aspects of school life in order that all pupils become high achievers and confident learners. 
  2. To ensure our pupils are future ready for the rapidly changing world, by developing their practical, intellectual, social and emotional skills and behaviours. 
  3. To develop in our pupils a sense of curiosity, ambition and adventure through vibrant and busy co-curricular and enrichment programmes. 
  4. To embed a culture of inclusivity and kindness where all pupils feel safe and develop a sense of responsibility.