Our Vision, Mission, Aims and Values

Our Mission Statement
 
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School is an inclusive, vibrant, Catholic community where we enable and encourage everyone to share and nurture a love of learning and the love of Christ.
 
Together, we hope to inspire ourselves and each other to be the best we can and to embrace our future with confidence.
Our Aims
 
Together at St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School, following the teachings of Jesus:
 
Spiritually
 
We will encourage, nurture and develop our relationship with God, in partnership with our parish and diocesan community.
 
Academically We will challenge our children, staff and the whole school community to develop a lifelong love of learning, recognising and celebrating our individual skills and talents.
 
Emotionally
 
We will help each child to develop a positive self-image and encourage them to value respect and empathise with the feelings of others.
 
Physically
 
We will celebrate the gifts, talents and achievement of each child. We will encourage them to challenge themselves in a safe, supportive environment. We will promote a healthy life at school and at home.
 
Socially
 
Through our shared Christian values, our children respect and celebrate our differences and the diversity of faith, colour and life experience. Together we will build strong relationships with home, school, parish and diocese whilst embracing an understanding of the wider world.
 
Our Values
 
At St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, following the teachings of Jesus, we value:
 
Together we love (Pastoral Care)
Respect– We respect each other and our differences
Kindness– We care for each other and keep each other safe
Responsibility– We take responsibility for our actions
Support– We encourage, help and support each other
Forgiveness– We always say sorry when we make a mistake
 
Together we hope (Religious Life)
Prayer– We pray together and make time to share our prayers
Faith– We make time and space for growing in faith and belief
Celebration– We praise and thank God through our worship
Justice– We are considerate and fair; we say sorry when we make mistakes
Welcome– We welcome everyone of all beliefs and cultures into our school
 
Together we learn (Studies and Personal Formation)
Talents– We celebrate our diversity of talents – creative, musical, sporting, academic & social
Gifts– We are all unique people made in God’s image
Exploration– We support and encourage each other in our learning
Environment– We care about our environment and thank God for his creation
Attitudes– We are sensible, hard-working, polite, respectful and compassionate