Important
News:

School is now closed. We wish you all a Happy Easter. Our April Newsletter is available on the website. School opens again on Monday 24 April.

Vision Statement

Vision Statement
 

Our vision for children and young people at Royal School for the Deaf Derby:

  • To have confidence in developing their own deaf identity and their sense of belonging. 
  • To feel safe, happy and cared for in an environment where all children are listened to, can express their views and are understood whatever their preferred communication.
  • To be challenged to achieve their best through excellent teaching, a comprehensive curriculum and a wide variety of experiences from Early Years to 16 Plus.
  • To work in an environment that encourages lifelong learning, and equips our children and young people with the tools and skills to achieve.
  • To be tolerant and inclusive, so all children and young people are able to build effective relationships based on empathy, friendship and respect.
  • To have excellent access to communication support.
 
We promote the following values for children and young people at Royal School for the Deaf Derby:
  • To have a ‘can do’ attitude to achieve to their potential with positive deaf and hearing role models
  • To understand, respect and promote British Values and culture within the school and wider community.
  • To feel comfortable, safe and happy within both school and residence. 
  • To enjoy and thrive in a school rich in cultures, languages and experiences.  
  • To make sure all children and young people have the opportunity to become responsible adults and leave ready to enjoy the challenges of life beyond school.