Ethos, Vision and Values

Ethos, Vision and Values

Ewell Castle School - A happy and successful private school

If you are looking for a private co-educational through school that offers your child/dren an excellent education from Nursery right through to Sixth Form, and also provides outstanding pastoral care and a broad range of co-curricular activities where they can be happy, look no further than Ewell Castle School. 

We are located in the picturesque village of Ewell, near Epsom (North Surrey) and are easily accessible from South West London and the surrounding area via local bus routes and two rail lines. Ewell Castle School provides a stimulating, rigorous and tailored academic programme that pays close attention to the needs of the individual, faciliated by small class sizes.

Our high expectations enable our pupils to achieve their full potential both inside and outside the classroom and to develop their abilities, character and confidence to meet the demands of the 21st century.

The happy, family-friendly nature of our School community is underpinned by excellent pastoral care.  Pupils, parents and staff have strong relationships of mutual understanding and a commitment to our traditional values of honesty, trust, respect, integrity and determination.

Please do visit us at a planned Open Event to experience our School community first hand.

The School Vision and Values

The vision of our School is to Inspire and Nurture our pupils to Achieve, within a happy, family friendly atmosphere.

The needs of the pupils come first, we have high expectations and we strive for excellence in everything, so as to achieve every pupil's potential (or beyond).

We achieve our vision by living our School values, which are:

  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Determination

‘The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it’ - Michelangelo

Our Mission

The School, which enjoys a strong academic reputation and maintains the highest teaching standards, has a mission to ensure that each and every student reaches their full potential; an ambition that is realised through small class sizes, excellent facilities and a close working relationship between highly qualified staff, parents and students.

All aspects of personal development are fostered, pastoral care is consistently acknowledged to be outstanding (ISI Report 2012) and contributes greatly to personal development and achievement of potential.  At Ewell Castle School you will find a strong community, one where healthy, supportive and mutually respectful relations exist, and where there is a strong commitment to the traditional values of courtesy and respect for the needs of others.


Ewell Castle is a happy school with an atmosphere of purposeful, academic work. Care, consideration, honesty, integrity, fairness and tolerance are valued. Self-esteem is enhanced and all aspects of personal development are fostered. With an ethos in which each child’s achievements are acknowledged, valued and celebrated, students thrive academically as a result of the small class sizes, a varied and stimulating curriculum, an extensive extra-curricular programme and strong support systems. The School maintains an ethos established broadly on Christian principles and appreciation of all faiths.