North Halifax Community Academy will share the ethos already in place at the outstanding North Halifax Grammar School. The motto, ‘Living to Learn | Learning to Live’ shows that the school will place equal value on students’ academic progress and personal development. The school will be a highly co-operative place, where everyone works together for the benefit of all. Students will be encouraged to be enquiring, enthusiastic and engaged, confident, co-operative and creative and mannerly, motivated and mindful. Students will learn the behaviours that go alongside these core valued and will develop positive habits that will lead them towards personal goals and successes.