Vision and Values

The Danes Educational Trust: making the difference together.

Core Principles

  • We value joy in working, teaching and learning together
  • We encourage everyone within our Trust to feel optimistic about the future and how they can shape it
  • We support all individuals in developing resilience to enable them to respond to change and grow as a result
  • We value and support the wellbeing of all individuals who learn and work in our schools
  • We provide equality of opportunity and experience for all
  • We provide a safe and secure learning environment for all

Core Behaviours

We are unified in our Core Behaviours. We display transparency, kindness and respect in all our interactions with others, and support each other in all our endeavours.  We are tenacious in our desire to make the difference together.


Pledges to our Learners

  • We will know you, listen to you and help you to know yourselves
  • We will support you to become successful, active, and independent
  • We want you to be curious, adaptable, creative and courageous
  • We will give you opportunities to reach your potential through taking risks and applying your learning beyond the classroom

Pledges to our Staff

  • We will maintain a face-to-face culture where you are known, valued and supported
  • We will nurture your talent, know your aspirations and provide you with rich, diverse and personalised CPD
  • We will encourage you to develop new initiatives and empower you to take these forward

Pledges to our Community

  • We will work closely with parents/carers, listen to you and take account of your views
  • We will work with governors and the local community to develop strong partnerships that support our families
  • We will work through regional, national and global partnerships to learn from others and share best practice

@DanesEdTrust

  • DanesEdTrust Image07:00 - 20/07/2019 We are delighted to announce the election of Jane Bristow as Chair of the Danes Educational Trust Board. She succeeds Rosie Faunch who moves away from the area having had a huge impact on the work of the Trust and its schools. https://t.co/TaAga08HJh
  • 08:26 - 05/07/2019 Congratulations Clement Danes School on being designated as one of the new computing hubs, supporting the vision for a world-leading computing education in England. 👏
  • DanesEdTrust Image09:10 - 04/07/2019 Absolutely delighted that one of our schools, has become one of the first of 23 National Computing Hubs. Looking forward to working closely with , , , to provide world-leading computing education. https://t.co/iczC3xHzRA
  • DanesEdTrust Image08:15 - 01/07/2019 Extremely proud to be welcoming Chancellor's School into the Danes Educational Trust today. Looking forward to 'making the difference together' for students across our three schools in Hertfordshire: and . https://t.co/ID6WibYfWx
  • DanesEdTrust Image07:00 - 29/06/2019 Last chance: A range of part-time and full-time roles across HR, Finance, Communications and Curriculum Support are now being advertised. Join our growing team at our two schools in South West Hertfordshire. Details: https://t.co/YJzTKT7Htd https://t.co/iNIFot2LKX
  • 12:42 - 26/06/2019 Opportunity to join St Clement Danes School as Site Manager, working with a fantastic team of caretakers to manage our extensive site and first rate facilities. Closing date 5th July Details: https://t.co/RTmep2TZzd https://t.co/q9MwZyknPJ
  • DanesEdTrust Image07:00 - 26/06/2019 ICYMI: A range of part-time and full-time roles across HR, Finance, Communications and Curriculum Support are now being advertised. Join our growing team at our two schools in South West Hertfordshire. Details: https://t.co/YJzTKTpiRN https://t.co/3QqRB32VB2
  • DanesEdTrust Image02:16 - 21/06/2019 What makes some schools stand out? Thought-provoking article in today by our CEO Dr Josephine Valentine, referencing and its ‘Growing the Top’ pilot. https://t.co/Jerh36O2pA