Our Values

St Paul with St Luke Church of England Primary School
– ‘a special place to learn’

Our vision is that the school aims to provide excellent learning and teaching opportunities in all areas of the curriculum so that our pupils achieve their maximum potential. The school aims to serve its community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice. It encourages an understanding of the significance of faith, and promotes Christian values through the experience it offers to all its pupils.

 Our school values are:

Spiritual and reflective

As a school we want to develop the whole child which means their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development (see www.doing smsc.org.uk). We can do this by:
– providing teaching opportunities to learn about themselves, others and the world around them, including the intangible
– appreciating and taking into account other people’s preferences enabling
– children to use their creativity and imagination in their learning
– supporting children to reflect on their experiences

Caring and respectful

Some of our values are about how we treat each other. You can give people respect by:
– listening actively to what they say
-showing respect for differences and opinions
– being honest
– respecting confidentiality
– taking an active stance against bullying and discrimination

Life long learning

As a school we want to encourage everyone to keep developing and learning. We can show our commitment by:
– offering high quality learning experiences in all areas of the curriculum for all pupils
– offering additional support to enable pupils with special needs to reach their potential
-giving consistent messages of high expectations to all in the school community
-enabling and supporting staff in their continued professional development
– sharing facilities with the local community especially parents and carers

Working together

SPSL is part of the local community. Together we can do more than we can individually. We can support each other, share ideas and solve problems by:
– working as a team
– sharing good practice with each other and the local networks/partnerships
– finding ways to involve parents/carers and the wider community
– making positive changes and being innovative

Taking responsibility

We acknowledge our responsibilities and acknowledge the responsibilities of others by:
– being honest
– respecting confidentiality
– including everyone at the earliest stage possible in the decision making process
-subscribing to the school’s vision and the part we play in realising that vision
-being excellent role models

Celebrating individuality

Inspiring, engaging and motivating our pupils is something we value highly at SPSL. We do this by:
– giving praise and encouragement when deserved
-using activities that inspire, challenge and extend pupils
-offering an engaging curriculum which enables individuals to develop their unique potential
– developing a willingness to participate in artistic, musical, sporting, mathematical, technological scientific and cultural opportunities.

 

 

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