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St John's CE First School

Vision, Values and Ethos

‘Let us love one another, for love comes from God.’
1 John 4:7

Our school Vision statement and picture was chosen by the school community during the 2017-18 year.   

OUR SCHOOL VALUES

Our school has 3 core Christian values Love, Friendship and Forgiveness. 

Our core values are given their Christian distinctiveness by being grounded in the Christian story – in the life and teachings of Jesus. They are at the centre of our school Christian ethos; curriculum and wider provision; policies and planning; day-to-day interactions and decisions.

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.

 

At St John’s, we uphold 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.