Our Vision

To ensure that Oriel High School is an exceptional school and the natural first choice school for our local community.


Our Values

We are a dynamic and vibrant school with outstanding facilities. We are ambitious for our students and provide inspirational learning opportunities in our nurturing, harmonious and cooperative environment.

Our core values are:

  • Creativity
  • Achievement
  • Respect
  • Excellence


Our Mission

We believe that all members of our community should be ‘learning for life’.

All members of our community should be:


Senior Student Headship team welcomes you to our school

‘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)