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St Lawrence Church of England Primary School

'Achieving together Learning for life’

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Visions, Values and Aims

 

St Lawrence Church of England Primary School

‘Achieving together Learning for life in all its fullness’

Inspired by John 10:10

Jesus said 'I have come that you may have life in all its fullness' (John 10:10). He calls us to a full life in mind, body, heart and spirit. Therefore we believe the purpose of education is to nurture and enable every child to thrive and to be the person they are fully capable of being.

 

Vision:

Our vision is to be a school rooted in clear Christian values, where children participate, excel and are proud of their achievements.

 

 

Our core Christian values:

Friendship

Respect

Responsibility

Truthfulness

Trust

Forgiveness

 

 

School Aims:

1. Pupils’ Progress - Achievement and Standards

We aim to create a school:

Ø Which has high standards of achievement

Ø In which all lessons taught are good or better

Ø Where a clear emphasis is placed on Reading, Writing and Numeracy

Ø Which prepares children for the next stage of their education

Ø Which challenges our children to achieve their full potential

2. Pupils’ Personal Qualities - Personal Development and Well Being

We aim to create a school in which children:

Ø Are happy and safe

Ø Feel valued and have high self-esteem

Ø Achieve behaviour and standards we are proud of

Ø Live by the Christian Values of the school

Ø Are independent in their learning

Ø Begin the journey of lifelong learners

Ø Understand faith, seek answers to the ‘big questions’ and demonstrate tolerance to all

Ø Promote respect for themselves, others and the environment

Ø Develop enquiring minds and a spirit of curiosity

Ø Are prepared for life in modern Britain

3. Resource Management - Quality of Provision

We aim to create a school:

Ø Which makes the most of the local environment in children’s learning

Ø Where staff are committed to their own learning journey and the sharing of quality practice

Ø Which achieves value for money

Ø Which becomes a hub of excellence within our local district

Ø Which provides training/career progression for professionals

4. Leadership & Management

We aim to create a school:

Ø Which has excellent Leadership & Management

Ø Which creates leaders at all levels

Ø Which communicates effectively with stakeholders

5. How will we make St Lawrence CE School memorable to all?

We aim to create a school which will:

Ø Place the emphasis on enjoying learning at all levels

Ø Place a strong emphasis on music, sport, the arts and drama

Ø Encourage children, staff, parents, the church and local community to work together as a team

Ø Embrace technology

Ø Promote outdoor learning

 

Ethos Statement:

St Lawrence Church of England Primary School has a Christian foundation which seeks to promote high quality education for all its pupils. Its ethos is underpinned by Christian values, which by experience and example provide a basis for life long learning.

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