Forgiveness & Mercy - We understand that people can make mistakes. We can say sorry and be friends with each other.
Peace & Tolerance - We work well together and support each other in our work and play. We celebrate our similarities and differences.
Holiness & Purity - We value time spent in prayer and reflection. We respect the faith and beliefs of all who are part of our school community.
Compassion & Dignity - We care for others in our words and our actions. We support each other in our work and in our play.
Justice & Truth - We always tell the truth and help those who might be treated unfairly.
Integrity & Faithfulness - We value our friendships and relationships with each other by being considerate and thoughtful in our actions.
Service & Sacrifice - We work hard in everything we do and are happy to give our time to help others.
"The gospel values underpin the caring ethos that permeates the school." Ofsted, December 2021.
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School is committed to serving its community. We recognise the multi-cultural, multi-faith and ever-changing nature of the United Kingdom. We follow equal opportunities guidance which guarantees that there will be no discrimination against any individual or group, regardless of faith, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, political or financial status, or similar.
The Government emphasises that schools are required to ensure that key ‘British Values’ are taught in all UK schools. The five British Values are:
- The rule of law
- Individual liberty
- Mutual respect
- Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs