Information - Ethos and Mission Statement
We believe in:-
Our school is a community where Christ is
Every individual is appreciated and valued.
All are encouraged to develop their full
potential: spiritually, morally,
intellectually and physically.
The ethos of sharing, caring and friendship
is fundamental to children
becoming responsible citizens in Godís
Our philosophy of
education is based on the idea that children are the
centre of the learning process and they can and will
enjoy learning given the right conditions.
The governors and
staff wish to ensure that the school provides a
secure, happy, caring atmosphere, a lively,
stimulating environment and a broad, balanced and
relevant curriculum. The children will then be able
to develop their full potential through challenging
learning activities matched to stages of development
and individual needs.
The education provided
at St. Mary's aims to make an important contribution
to the children's academic, spiritual, moral,
cultural, social and physical development.
Each area of the
curriculum is carefully planned according to the
National Curriculum. Teachers have high expectations
of the children. Children's work is regularly
assessed and monitored in order to raise standards.
Mission Statement stresses Christís centrality
and the fulfilment of potential. Celebration of
the individual is recognised as fundamental. The
essence of the Mission Statement pervades the
"Good provision is made for pupilsí spiritual,
moral , social and cultural development."
"The school succeeds in its aim to aid pupils on
their spiritual journey."
"The ideals of equality are fundamental to the
school ethos which promotes awareness of a
multi-cultural society and celebration of the