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    Our Mission and Values

    Mission Statement

    Kimbolton School creates a caring, challenging environment in which all pupils are encouraged to fulfil their potential and are given opportunities to flourish in a wide variety of curricular and extra-curricular interests. 

    We provide a close family environment where young people are educated to be tolerant, socially responsible and independent of mind, equipping them for our changing world. We are a community that challenges pupils to discover their talents, develop socially and excel.

    Our Values

    At Kimbolton School, we value:

    • each individual.
    • a rounded education, encompassing both academic and extra-curricular activity.
    • high standards, ensuring that everyone reaches their potential.
    • and celebrate personal success and achievement equally in all areas.
    • a warm, supportive and inclusive day and boarding community encompassing staff pupils, parents and town.
    • tolerance and respect for others, facilitating equality of opportunity.
    • enthusiasm, commitment and self-discipline.
    • the development of social responsibility and integrity.
    • the beliefs and traditions reflected in the School’s Christian heritage, whilst respecting those of other cultures.
    • the rich history of our school and our setting; an awareness of our responsibilities to others in line with our charitable foundation.
    • the building of self-esteem so that pupils develop the confidence and independence of mind to be true to themselves.
    • a variety of opportunities for every pupil to discover an individual sphere of excellence and thus be challenged and inspired.
    • preparation of pupils for lifelong learning.

    When we challenged our pupils to conceive an extra value, they said:

    • We value... waking up, wanting to go to school.

    Kimbolton School in Cambridgeshire