School Aims and Values

Ivanhoe College - A Journey to Excellence

At Ivanhoe College our students come first. We recognise their different needs and work hard with them to develop their abilities and talents. We value the unique contribution of each student and want them to achieve their full potential.

Our vision statement describes us being on a ‘Journey to Excellence’.

On our journey we commit to:

  • Providing a rich and creative teaching and learning community
  • Providing a safe and caring environment
  • Investing in ourselves to ensure everyone achieves success
  • Respecting and valuing everyone and embracing diversity
  • Building strong partnerships within our local community
  • Continually preparing to meet future challenges

Our students are highly successful across a broad range of activities – personal and social development, sporting, artistic, musical and cultural. We work in close partnership with schools within LIFE Mat to build expertise across our teaching community.  We welcome students from 14 partner primary schools in the Ashby Learning Community, ensuring continuity for all our students.

We enjoy learning together – not only in lessons but also through the wide range of extra-curricular activities we have on offer, and we encourage all students to get involved. We are committed to working closely with parents and a high value is placed on student voice in all aspects of College life.

Highly qualified teachers and support staff provide an excellent, caring environment in which students can learn and flourish safely. Our aspirations, expectations and commitment are relentlessly high for all members of the college community.

 

Multi Academy Trust Update

On 1st July, Ivanhoe College joined the LiFE Multi Academy Trust and its schools; Bosworth Academy, The Winstanley School, Kingsway Primary, Braunstone Frith Primary, Countesthorpe Academy, Ashby School and Ibstock Community College, The vision and values of LiFE are based on a commitment to a co...

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Ivanhoe Awards Night

Despite the fact that we had to hold them virtually, we felt it was so important to recognise the hard work of our students across all year groups. All students across the school should feel incredibly proud of everything they have achieved in challenging circumstances. Students that had been no...

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Using Board Games for Computational Thinking

Using board games to support your child in developing their Computational Thinking. Computational Thinking is an essential skill set for 21st Century learning and working. Computational Thinking is not about thinking like a Computer, it is about problem solving so that a final solution could be c...

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Generous Donation

Many of our parents (and former Ivanhoe students) will fondly remember that many years ago Ivanhoe was used as a site for a Summer School, offering wonderful experiences for young people and childcare for families. It had come to light that there was still money in their old bank account and Alis...

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Brilliant Club

This year a selection of students from Year 7 and 8 have been taking part in a –scholars programme’ in conjunction with Cambridge University. The scholars programme provides pupils with an experience of university through tutorials from a university PhD tutor. Bridget from Year 7 said, ...

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Uniform Update

School Uniforms Please take time to familiarise yourself with the Ivanhoe Uniform standards on our website: https://www.ivanhoe.co.uk/uniform. We will expect all students returning in Autumn to have full correct uniform, including correct shoes and P.E. kit. All of our uniform suppli...

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Ashby Rotary Club Young Artist 2021

Ashby Rotary Club Young Artist 2021

Over lockdown the ADT department set a competition on behalf of the Ashby Rotary Club to find the Young Artist...

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Year 7 Photography Competition

Year 7 Photography Competition

As part of Mental Health Awareness week our Year 7’s were invited to take part in a Nature themed photograph...

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

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National Reading Quiz

National Reading Quiz

Congratulations to our Year 8 and 9 teams who jumped in at late notice to take part in the live National Lit...

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How to use your games console to access remote learning

How to use your Games Console to access Ivanhoe Remote Learning This information is for guidance only, ICT support are not able to support with any specific technical problems in following this guidance. Using a games console is not a perfect solution to remote learning needs but they c...

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