New Hall’s Ethos & Aims

New Hall’s Mission & Ethos Statement

New Hall, a Catholic boarding and day school, provides

the best start in life, enabling students

to meet confidently the challenges of the wider world.

Here academic excellence is achieved in surroundings

where relationships are based on

care, trust and respect.

We welcome students from many traditions,

building a Christian community that has at its heart

prayer and service to others.


Strategic Aims of the School

The School aims:

To give students an experience of life in a Christian community:
  • Affirming each individual as a unique part of God’s creation, and nurturing in each person a sense of dignity and self-worth
  • Fostering caring relationships, a sense of team spirit, and respect for others
To inspire students to develop their God-given gifts and talents to their full potential:
  • Intellectual
  • Spiritual
  • Social and emotional
  • Aesthetic and physical
To provide a broad and balanced education, rooted in the School’s Catholic foundation, which is responsive to and supportive of the needs and aspirations of the individual:
  • Fostering intellectual curiosity, a desire to seek truth, and a life-long love of learning
  • Enabling students to discover their own strengths and weaknesses, to learn from ‘failures’, and to develop the self-discipline and determination to persevere, in order to pursue their goals in a rapidly changing world
To enable staff to be aware of the values and vision of the School and to give them support and encouragement to carry out their professional duties and responsibilities in the pursuit of excellence, with pride and commitment.