Aims and Ethos

Our aim is to empower each Northwood College pupil with the knowledge, insight and motivation to enter adult-hood a conscientious, ambitious, confident and happy member of society; one who is equipped to turn challenge into opportunity, to embrace change and innovation, to maintain a lifelong love of learning and to succeed in a path that is most advantageous to her individual strengths and aspirations.

Our ethos:

  • we believe that strength of character is as important as academic success
  • we act with compassion and integrity
  • we ignite intellectual curiosity
  • we understand that success and purpose stem from feeling valued and creating impact
  • we recognise our global responsibility
  • we challenge ourselves and build resilience
  • we embrace innovation
  • we foster joy

Relationships are excellent throughout the school, which is indeed a happy place: the pupils are very proud of it and feel a strong sense of belonging.

— ISI Report 2012