Bristol Gateway School

Bristol Gateway School

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Vision and Values


At Bristol Gateway School we believe that every student should have the education, opportunities and experiences to prepare them for a happy, fulfilled, meaningful life.

They should be confident, broad-minded and have a range of skills to allow them to succeed in society.


We need to work with them ad others to enable them to overcome barriers and achieve their full potential.


You can read more in our Policies section




We are part of the Gateway Community where we have the following beliefs:

- We are all different and we are all valued and we all belong.

- Intelligence, character, behaviour and the future can all be changed. They are malleable.

- We have more control over our future than we think.

- We need to want to change or grow.

- Effort is essential.

- Dreams can be achieved but there will be obstacles.

- In order to succeed, we need to learn to fail and to learn from our mistakes. We need to take risks with our learning. Learning takes place though challenge. Some things are tough. We need that to grow.

- Asking for help is a strength. We are a team.

- Problems are solved through talking and thinking rationally.

- Kindness makes us happy and the world a better place. We are social animals.

- Bad events and failure are transitory. They happen.  They will pass and they can make us stronger.

- Sometimes we have to go backwards to go forwards.

- You can see everything differently.

We can climb mountains!

We believe that these are key skills for success in life:

Persistence / Effort