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Aims and Ethos

Our Christian Values

Wisdom

Trust

Forgiveness

Thankfulness

Friendship

Compassion

 

Aims, Ethos and Mission statement

Currently these have been discussed with children and all staff

Welcome to Bridge and Patrixbourne Church of England Primary School which is an excellent school where at the heart of its community well-being is paramount and every child is valued.

Mission statement

Bridge and Patrixbourne Church of England Primary School provides an environment where children achieve highly, are confident and have strong moral values. We ensure all our children realise their full potential which is developed through excellent teaching and a stimulating and diverse curriculum, underpinned by Christian values and principles.

Our aims

To inspire and ignite a passion for life-long learning.
To set no limits on learning.
To develop great thinkers who embrace challenges.
To promote curiosity, enthusiasm and independence.
To ensure challenge and excellence through a creative and inclusive curriculum.
To develop confident children who are happy, healthy and emotionally strong.
To enable children to learn and grow as individuals within a caring community.
To encourage children to have a Christian approach towards a caring and safe community.
To foster a desire to learn and take on challenges with confidence.
A freedom to be an individual to explore and reflect.

 

Our values

As a Church of England school, our Christian ethos is central to all that we do. As part of this, we have developed a set of school values.

Wisdom

Trust

Forgiveness

Thankfulness

Friendship

Compassion

 

Alongside these values we uphold and teach the four British Values, on which we base our school ethos. These are:

Democracy

The rule of law

Individual liberty

Mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs

 

Within our learning we aim to develop seven key learning skills across the curriculum, which help children grow as life-long learners. These skills are transferable across all subjects and all ages.

Our Key skills are:

Reasoning

Enquiry

Evaluation

Creative thinking

Communication

Problem solving

Information processing