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Sowing seeds of success: Growing courageous learners

Growing Courageous Learners.

Vision and Values

Our philosophy is to educate the whole person. We want

  • children to enjoy learning which is real, relevant and engaging
  • to gain confidence and independence while learning to accept responsibility and making a positive contribution to their school community
  • be healthy and stay safe



Our vision is to 'Grow Courageous Learners'

  • Courage to always be polite, kind and friendly
  • Courage to let others learn
  • Courage to have a go and push ourselves
  • Courage to not give up
  • Courage to listen to others
  • Courage to do the right thing



Our core values are:

  • Courage
  • Kindness
  • Respect
  • Resilience
  • Acceptance

Parent Comments:

"We want to thank you for providing a positive environment in which she has flourished emotionally, socially and academically...made to feel that she belonged to the school made a world of difference to our family."

"When I moved to Thirsk you made the choice easy...I made the right choice.  It's such a great school...Thank you for making it a great experience for me as a mum too."

"We would have no hesitation on recommending Sowerby School to anyone if they are looking for a school that genuinely cares for their students."

"We were really impressed with the school especially the behaviour of the pupils and all the extra curricular activities that the children take part it."

"I am writing to commend you on your fabulous school and amazing staff.  My grandchild feels comfortable that he can tell, if anything is troubling him.  This fills me with joy..."