Our Mission, Values & Vision

Our Mission

Our mission is to grow people, transform lives and shape futures.

We provide children aged 3 to 18 with a world-class education through sector-leading teaching and individual care, alongside a broad range of opportunities to develop every aspect of their potential. The Hereford Cathedral School culture produces well-balanced, confident and considerate young adults who are real-world ready.

Our Values

Our mission is underpinned by our values which impact everything that we do. We are passionate about living out our values.

Our Vision

Our vision is known as Vision 2030. By the year 2030, we aim to be:

The leading independent school in the region thriving from Nursery to Sixth Form

A school of around 800 pupils with a healthy operating surplus enabling us to be competitive in resources and aspirations

Outstanding in developing virtuous character through a strong ethos and Christian values

Recognised as teaching a comprehensive, innovative and flexible 3-18 curriculum, with strong links to the University, that prepares pupils for life beyond school

Outstanding in teaching and learning with the school recognised as a beacon of teaching excellence, and a centre for teaching and leadership development

Using information technology effectively and appropriately to enhance the skills and experiences of our pupils and staff

Affordable so that we provide a transformational experience for children from a broad range of backgrounds

Running an outstanding international boarding house

Providing outstanding extra-curricular experience for pupils of all ages

Outstanding in pastoral support for the well-being of pupils and staff