2. Mission Statement and Aims

Our school will promote the highest quality of education within a challenging, stimulating learning environment and within the context of Christian values.  We will provide a caring, supportive, evaluative and outward looking school community, in which each individual feels safe, valued and respected.

Our aims express the fundamental principles underlying the learning experience provided here.  They are reflected in all aspects of school life.

• To provide a broad, balanced, challenging curriculum which inspires our children and encourages in them a love of learning.

• To develop self-esteem, confidence and social skills, building on individual strengths and celebrating personal achievement.

• To promote and value an independent approach to learning, encouraging children to take risks and be evaluative within a secure environment.

• To provide every possible opportunity for pupils to reach their academic, creative, spiritual, physical and personal potential.

• To encourage children to enjoy exercise, lead healthy lives and stay safe.

• To ensure that every child is literate, numerate and has effective ICT capabilities to continue their learning journey.

• To foster respect and good manners and promote individual responsibility for maintaining the school as a safe and happy community.

• To nurture positive relationships within our school community, with St. Peter’s Methodist Church and with our local community.

• To encourage children to be thankful and to strive to help others.

• To create a sense of global citizenship, introducing pupils to world issues.

Our Christian Values:

Love and Compassion

Truth and Trust