Values & Ethos - Our Mission Statement
"A Christian community nurturing and inspiring each individual"
The School Mission Statement, as detailed above, can also be downoaded by clicking on the following link:
Our School Council led a very special Collective Worship celebration where we launched our Mission Statement and each class was presented with a personalised Mission Statement for their classroom.
|Above: Members of the School Council|
Aims and objectives:
To be a Christian community bringing the Gospel to life by word and example (action/deed)
- By being a welcoming and caring community
(vibrant environment, Christian symbols, displays, ‘open door’ policy, pastoral care of staff, children’s parents, annual self-evaluation)
- By being positive role models living out the Gospel values
(positive class rules, reward systems, daily prayer)
- By enabling our children to acquire an excellent religious education through a well taught and resourced Come and See programme
(updated documentation to support effective planning and delivery, staff training, Topic days, co-ordinators meetings, use of wide variety of Teaching and Learning strategies, differentiation, assessment, monitoring, evaluation)
- By providing opportunities for quality Collective Worship, both in school and church involving the wider community.
(clear policy and guidelines, INSET, quality resources, effective planning, monitoring, evaluation)
- By learning about other faiths, recognising and respecting the difference in each other.
(ASK group, trips, visitors, cross curricular links)
To nurture and inspire each individual to their full potential.
- By ensuring that inspirational learning encourages awe and wonder.
(visitors, trips, resources, displays, planning)
- By providing a broad and balanced creative curriculum.
(schemes of work, training, planning, sharing good practice)
- By consistently delivering quality teaching and learning.
(CPD, monitoring, evaluating and sharing good practice, WOWS, resources)
- By developing skills, knowledge and understanding in readiness for the future.
(Year 5 & 6 transition to high school days out, trips and visits, practical teaching)
- By providing appropriate challenge and support to meet the needs of all.
(differentiation, planning, LSA’s and additional support, governors and volunteers)
- By enabling everyone to work together to succeed.
(staff meetings, positive and constructive marking, peer assessment, moderation, learning triads, INSET)
By offering opportunities for learning outside the classroom
To develop, maintain and strengthen relationships with church, home and wider community.
- By supporting parents educating their children.
(New parents meetings, parent evenings, newsletters, reports, website, homework)
- By providing opportunities for all to rejoice in success.
(sports day, achievement assemblies, WOPPS, choir performances, carol services and nativities, leavers services, achievement postcards sent home)
- By maintaining positive links between school, home and the wider community.
(use of school – training, brownies, toy library, breakfast and after school club. Visitors, Collective Worship assemblies, achievement assemblies, share a prayer, sports clubs, Rosary group, feast day masses, coffee mornings)
- By enabling all to be responsible citizens of the local and global community.
(charities – CAFOD, Mission Together, Good Shepherd, Nugent Care, Salvation Army, Cancer Research, Wigan and Leigh Hospice, The Brick Homeless project)
- By working together with other schools sharing and celebrating skills and talents.
(WOWS art, music and sport festivals)