Professional Standards

Our Personal Development programme is underpinned by our Professional Standards curriculum.  This is how we teach students the professional standards that we believe will lead them to success in their future lives:  Conduct, Dedication, Organisation, Pride and Values.  These are the standards by which we expect all students and staff to act, and we have an explicit curriculum, taught through tutor time, assemblies, and a consistent language around the academy, that aims to support students to not only understand our academy expectations, but also to be confident in why those expectations are important.

The Professional Standards Curriculum (delivered through tutor time) teaches students the reasons behind the rules we have at the academy, so that they are not just blindly following rules, but making conscious decisions about the right way to behave.

Trinity Academy Bradford is committed to upholding the highest standards and expectations. Our Professional Standards serve as a guide for all staff, students, and stakeholders to adhere to in order to foster a positive learning environment. By upholding these standards, Trinity Academy Bradford aims to promote a culture of excellence, accountability, and mutual respect within the academy and wider community.


The manner in which we behave. Professional conduct in school refers to behaviour that is appropriate, respectful and ethical. It involves acting in a manner that reflects positively on oneself, the school and the wider community.


The quality of being committed to a task or team. Professional dedication in school refers to the level of commitment and enthusiasm one has towards their work or academic pursuits. It involves a strong sense of purpose and a willingness to put in the time and effort necessary to achieve one’s goals. This could be in the classroom or through the myriad of other opportunities outside of the classroom.


To be able to manage and prioritise responsibilities. Professional organisation refers to the ability to manage and prioritise tasks, responsibilities, and resources in a manner that is efficient and effective. It includes being punctual and it involves being organised, prepared and proactive in order to meet deadlines and be ready to learn.


Feeling proud of yourself, your achievements and the communities you are in. Professional pride in school refers to one’s ability to present themselves and their work to the best of their ability. It instils personal responsibility and ownership through fostering a strong work ethic, attention to detail and a commitment to quality that leads to a sense of accomplishment from a job well done.


The moral (right) rules and qualities that support you in making good decisions. Professional values in school, focusing on the values of empathy, honesty, respect, and responsibility, refers to the principles that guide behaviour and decision-making in a manner that is ethical, moral, and socially responsible.
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