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Ethos and Values

Our Vision St Michael’s Church of England Junior School aspires to excellence in all areas of school life enabling each child to fulfil their potential, and following the values and teachings of the Christian faith.

Mission Statement

 

We provide a happy and stimulating environment in which all members of the school can grow in self-esteem and develop their full potential.  We expect high academic standards and deliver a broad and balanced curriculum, whilst immersing our children in the values and teachings of the Christian faith.

Our core school values, Friendship, Respect, Happiness and Perseverance, support our Christian identity and underpin our ethos.  These values are rooted in the children’s learning, whilst also playing a significant role in their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.

 The staff, pupils and parents at St. Michael’s Church of England Federated Junior School consider themselves a family, therefore each person is uniquely valued and their gifts and talents are nurtured and developed.   Every person in our school knows he or she belongs to all the other members and accepts the responsibility of caring for one another and for God’s world.

Houses

 

When children begin their learning journey at the junior school they are allocated to a house.  The houses relate to the Christian virtues, Trust, Faith, Charity and Hope.  Throughout the year pupils reflect on these virtues and learn how they are important in society, they also participate in events such as sports day in their houses.  Children are rewarded with house points for their behaviour and a house cup is awarded each week, this culminates in a non-uniform day for the house with the most points each term.