Ethos statement and school aims



“Recognising its historic foundation, the school will preserve and develop its religious character in accordance with the principles of the Church of England and in partnership with the Church at parish and diocesan level.

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 meaning and significance of faith, and promotes Christian values through the experience it offers to all its pupils.”



1. To promote the highest academic standards in every area of the curriculum so that all pupils achieve their full potential.

2. To provide a welcoming, caring and supportive environment in which Christian values are central to the ethos of the school.

3. To value all members of the school community.  To provide equal opportunities for all and to show appreciation and respect for others regardless of sex, colour, culture, creed or ability.

4. To nurture links with parents, parish and local community.

5. To nurture and develop the skills and attitudes necessary for pupils to take responsibility for their own learning and behaviour.

6. To use the financial resources available to the school to provide the highest possible levels of staffing and resources as well as good accommodation and environment.