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:
Gentleness & Humility

We are kind to each other and respect each other. We welcome those who come to our school.

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.