Forte Award - 01 March 2024

This week's Forte gathering was held by our Headmaster, Mr Middleton, and Senior Deputy Head, Mr Lane. Both were delighted to be able to meet with this week's winners and congratulate them on their efforts and achievements. Our winners were selected because they exhibited Forte virtues or values...


Lucinda (2nd)
For always being so kind and considerate of others. For taking the initiative to help in lessons without being asked.



Isla (3rd)
Outstanding progression with her Jersey Herd. Isla has been recognised by the Jersey Cattle Society as one of the youngest breeders to have her own herd in the UK! She is competing at the UK Dairy EXPO in both the Showmanship and Youngstock classes.  Well done Isla for your commitment and dedication; it is wonderful to see your efforts recognised and rewarded within this crucial industry.

Izzy (1st), Mollie (1st), Sophia (1st)
For the excellent work on their religion around the world game. They presented a well thought out and innovative piece of work which received good feedback from their peers.



Samuel (4th)
Sammy has shown impressive determination during recent weeks at cross-country club and is making outstanding progress. His confidence and belief is growing and he's pushing himself really hard in training sessions. Well done, Sammy, and keep it up!



Jacob (U6th), Milica (U6th)
For consistently outstanding performance during Friday lunch duty, Jacob and Milica showcase exceptional time management and leadership skills. Their personalised connection with every student is commendable. I extend my gratitude for their unwavering support.




This year, with the launch of the 2030 Strategic Plan- Forte - pupils will be recognised for embodying and demonstrating the school’s Values and Virtues.  Underpinning all aspects of school life, Oswestry School’s Values and Virtues are central to our school’s vision and ethos, empowering pupils in their Oswestry journey and enabling all individuals to excel and find their forte. 

Our Values are what we believe in; things that we hold as important and core to who we are. Oswestry School’s Values are deeply rooted and serve as a firm foundation for positive wellbeing, character development and contribution to society.  Our Values are: Flourishment; Opportunity; Responsibility; Trust; Empathy.

Our Virtues represent a range of skill sets that can be experienced, developed and mastered here at Oswestry School. They are behaviours, character strengths, attitudes and mindsets that enable pupils to thrive at school and flourish in life. Our Virtues encourage pupils to be: Analytical; Collaborative; Independent; Innovative; Proactive; Resilient.

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