Ethos & Values

At TFS, our ethos underpins everything we do. We are focussed on delivering Success without Selection and a Powerful Education for all our scholars.

Our ambition is to create:

  • An ethos of kindness, trust and high expectations

  • Culturally literate scholars

  • Tolerant, respectful and courteous citizens

  • A welcoming community, where all are able to learn and succeed

  • A community with aspirations, confidence and self-belief

To achieve this we have three core values:


  • We work together to ensure everyone in our community can fulfil their potential

  • Trust is at the heart of everything we do

  • We respect and value everyone


  • We choose to do the right thing

  • We are considerate of others

  • We ensure equality of opportunity for all


  • We work hard

  • We celebrate achievement and learn from our mistakes

  • We prepare our scholars for university, work and family life