At St Andrew’s we aim to develop the child spiritually, morally, socially and educationally through exposure to a wide variety of curricular and extra curricular activities. We foster a caring attitude to those around us and the wider world, to prepare the pupil to take up his/her role in society.
To provide an orderly and calm environment in which everyone feels safe, confident and happy.
To develop skills relevant to life including: spiritual, communication, social, physical, personal, creative, academic and practical.
To foster lively enquiring minds by developing confidence and independence.
To enable pupils to achieve their full potential by:
- Raising standards through consistency of the methodology and the approach to teaching and learning
- Encouraging high expectations from pupils, parents and staff
For children, parents, staff and Governors to be supportive of each other.
To encourage and promote the professional development of staff.
To foster links with the local community particularly parents, pre-school, infant school and secondary school.
To promote respect in school and the wider community and develop multicultural understanding and tolerance of other people’s views.
To acquire a set of Christian values and to respect the beliefs of others.
Our School Values are important and support our pupil’s learning, understanding and growth as citizens in modern Britain. These values support all aspects school life including pupil’s academic and also their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.
Although we share all values, this year, we have allocated each year group one value to consider in greater depth.
Year 3 – Friendship
Year 4 – Charity
Year 5 – Compassion
Year 6 – Tolerance
These work together with our over-arching values of Love, Respect and Caring and Sharing.
Recognising its historic foundation, the school will preserve 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 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 promoted Christian values through the experience it offers to all its pupils.