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St John's CE First School

Values & Ethos

Play Together, Learn Together, Praise Together

Play Together

Article 31: Children have the right to relax, play and join in a wide range of activities.

Learn Together

Article 28: Children have the right to an education.

Praise Together

Article 14: Children have the right to think and believe what they want and also to practise their religion.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

 

Our School

provides an atmosphere and environment for learning, based on Christian values, where children come first.

Article 3 The best interests of the child must be a top priority in all things that affect children.

 

Our children

are inspired, independent learners with positive self esteem. They are confident and caring in their relationships with others, working in partnership with each other, their parents, carers and the wider community.

Article 15 Every child has the right to meet with other children and to join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

Article 29 Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

 

Our Staff

have high expectations for learning and behaviour. They support each other as a team and strive to develop as life long learners.

Article 29 Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

 

Our Curriculum

is stimulating, enabling our children to think and learn creatively now and in the future.

Article 29 Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

 

Our buildings and resources

cater for the diverse needs of the school community.

Article 23 A child with a disability has the right to live a full and decent life with dignity and independence, and to play an active part in the community. Governments must do all they can to provide support to disabled children.

OUR SCHOOL VALUES

 

At St John’s, we uphold the following values, and promote them through our mission Statement and School Aims:

 

  • being child centred

Article 3 The best interests of the child must be a top priority in all things that affect children.

  • showing mutual respect

Article 12 Every child has the right to have a say in all matters affecting them, and to have their views taken seriously

  • building self esteem

Article 29 Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

  • providing security

Article 19 Governments must do all they can to ensure that children are protected from all forms of violence, abuse, neglect and bad treatment by their parents or anyone else who looks after them.

  • developing community

Article 15 Every child has the right to meet with other children and to join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.

  • having high expectations

Article 29 Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

  • promoting lifelong learning

Article 29 Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.