Round Square schools are characterised by a shared belief in an approach to education built around six themes, ourĀ IDEALS , drawn from the theories of the educationalist Kurt Hahn.


The Round Square IDEALS underpin our Discovery Framework, which supports schools in developing and structuring holistic programmes that build character, competencies and life-skills in our pupils.


The Round Square IDEALS provide a common platform, shared by all schools in our network, around which we can collaborate, swap and share learning resources and participate together in joint activities such as conferences, exchanges and academic projects.


Together these make up the Round Square Discovery Framework around which Windermere School is built: