1. Mission, Vision, Values and Aims
Mission, Vision & Values statement
Burnage Academy for Boys is an inclusive school community where students, staff and families all work together to ensure that boys will be the best they can be.
At Burnage Academy for Boys we will develop:
- RESILIENCE – we will teach students the skills to face all challenges in life with determination and self-awareness.
- INDEPENDENCE – we will create confident individuals who are able to think critically and make informed decisions.
- CARE – we will go further to make a difference to our students, staff and families, creating a safe space in school.
- SUCCESS – we will celebrate the progress and achievement of all in our school community, recognising that boys do better at Burnage.
- TOGETHERNESS – we will ensure all students take part fully in the range of diverse cultural experiences that Burnage and Manchester has to offer them.
Our school aims to ensure that all personal data collected about staff, pupils, parents, governors, visitors and other individuals is collected, stored and processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018).
This policy applies to all personal data, regardless of whether it is in paper or electronic format.
This data protection policy is linked to our:
- Freedom of information Policy
- Data Protection Policy
- Freedom of Information Publication Scheme
- E-Safety Policy
Cookies Usage Policy
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