Creating an environment for effective learning is essential to enable all students at Abbey College to be their best selves.  All members of the College community should share a consistent understanding of what constitutes effective learning behaviour through their personal development of the values extracted from our 2020 vision: Resilience, Reflection, Collaboration, being Aspirant, and Courageous.

Our aim is to create a culture based around developing the values for learning and a preventative culture which cultivates the skills required for active learning. Abbey College students should aim to be like the school poem:

A ship in a harbour is at its safest,
But that’s not where it’s meant to be.
It was built to explore new worlds,
Bravely pursuing journeys of discovery.