ALLOA ACADEMY has unveiled its new vision and values for the newly-started academic year with a focus on making sure everyone is included.

Throughout session 2018-19 Alloa Academy staff and pupils have worked in partnership to come up with the new set of values which have been implemented over the summer at the Wee County school.

This has seen the school linking with parents, carers, businesses and partners to develop the new vision and values.

Elaine Paterson, a history teacher at the school, said: "It was a massive undertaking from pupils and staff alike, who lead on the community consultation.

"It gave the school a real focus to engage with the community and build upon our school improvements."

As well as the values, pupils and staff also worked together to design the logo which incorporates the Ochil Hills, the Glassworks, the River Forth and local church spires in a show of unity with the local community.

The agreed school vision is: "Alloa Academy is a place where every member of the school community is valued, included and respected on our journey to excellence".

The three values of the school are respect, ambition and resilience.

Mr Bruce, the school's headteacher said: "It is very important to me that all stakeholders in the community have their say on the developments in Alloa Academy.

"The new Vision and Values will inform all of our future work and influence the school ethos.

"Of course our school is about supporting young people gain qualifications that help them into employment or further education, but we are also fully committed to developing the agreed values in all young people.

"The next stage of this process is ensuring that we embed the vision and values across the school. We are fully committed to delivering amazing education experiences for our young people."