Let all that you do be done in love.
1 Corinthians 16:14
Within our tradition as a Church of England (VA) Primary School, we are committed to making St Mary & St John an inclusive environment, fostering curiosity, spirituality, creativity and respect. At our school we want everyone to be valued, to explore the joy of learning, and to achieve their full potential.
Love ‘Let all that you do be done in love.’ (1 Cor.16: 14)
Inclusion Kindness, consideration and access to opportunities and resources for everyone.
Curiosity We ask questions about the world and look for answers.
We want to know things and to learn.
Spirituality We are thoughtful about our human spirit, our meaning in the world and our place within it.
Creativity We encourage everyone to use their imagination, follow their interests, try things out.
Respect We respect and value each other as individuals and as members of groups.
We respect and value differences.
Learning We gain knowledge, develop our understanding, learn new skills.
Achievement We make progress. We try hard. We take steps towards the future.
We help each other get ready to make the most of our opportunities.
These are rules for every child and adult in our school. They go alongside our mission statement to help us to be a safe and happy place where we can all learn.