St Matthew's C.E Primary School

“I can do all things because Christ gives me strength” Philippians 4:13

School Aims

School Aims


Our Mission


Our Christian vision, motto and values are expressed through our school’s mission statement.


We will:

  •   Encourage everyone, of all backgrounds and abilities, to flourish spiritually, morally, emotionally, physically and intellectually thereby fulfilling their God-given potential.


  • Have collective worship as a central part of our community, encompassing the spiritual development of both children and adults.


  • Provide high quality religious education that encourages children to persevere in developing religious literacy.


  • Provide a framework of both core and foundation subjects which enables and enhances purposeful learning across the curriculum, giving depth, breadth, balance and progression.


  • Help pupils to develop the resilience to persevere in their learning. To investigate, reason and reflect within a Christian community that encourages taking risks and making decisions.

  • Ensure the safety of our children and staff within our Christian community is a priority.


  •  Provide support for good mental health and well being of our children and staff so that all feel respected and valued.


  • Help our children to develop lifelong values so that they can contribute successfully to their local community and navigate an increasing complex national and global community.


  • Promote a respect for difference and diversity that exist in our modern world.


  • Provide a Christian community where there are strong caring relationships based on mutual respect, demonstrated through courtesy, forgiveness and reconciliation.


  • Promote the practice of the school’s TEAM (Thankfulness, Enjoyment, Ambition and Mission) core values with all who work in our school.