Our Vision

To be an exceptional school and the natural first choice school for our local community.


Our Values

  • Creativity
  • Achievement
  • Respect
  • Excellence


Our Mission

We believe that all members of our school community should be learning for life. All should feel empowered to achieve and inspired to excel.

Senior Student Headship team welcomes you to our school


Our Motto

Empowered to Achieve; Inspired to Excel


We provide an exciting and engaging curriculum to meet the individual needs of each of our students and to enable them to achieve their own unique potential. Our expectations of ourselves and each other are high and we work together in a strong partnership so that all members of our community are valued and successful.  See our School charter below.


School Charter

Our Charter sets out our expectations for all students and staff at Oriel High School.  Our drive for exceptional progress and personal development is underpinned by the schools core values of Creativity, Achievement, Respect & Excellence which permeate throughout the school.


Governors and the senior leadership team, have a very accurate understanding of the school and use this to identify strengths and priorities. The school usefully obtains external validation of the quality of your work from the local authority and through working with other local schools.” – Ofsted, 2016