Christian Ethos & Values

School LogoPraying Hands We are an outstanding Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School (see SIAMs report Nov 2016) with our whole school family at the heart of everything we do. We believe that we walk together  with Jesus and that he is with us throughout life’s adventure. This is encapsulated in our ethos and value statement:

‘Walking together and learning together through life’s adventure.’

In our forward thinking Christian school we value and nurture all members of our school community and encourage everyone to reach their full potential.  Offering a dynamic, challenging, and inspirational curriculum based on Christian values which stimulates curiosity, adventure and risk taking within a safe and secure environment; where children can achieve  success today in order to prepare for tomorrow.

We have chosen the following Christian values which underpin the ethos of our school…

Love, Hope, Friendship, Trust, Respect, Thankfulness, Peace, Compassion, Justice, Forgiveness, Courage

 

The children in school have used their own words to explain which each value means to them. See this link.

Our School Prayer:

Oh Lord

bless or school;

that working together,

and playing together,

we may learn to serve you

and to love one another.

Amen

 

We focus on one Christian value per term (click here), this is the focus of Worship but is also linked to class learning and discussion with children about behaviour and the world around them. Daily Worship has a focus each week either linked to the term's Christian value or important parts of the Christian calender, click here for this term's plan. As well as school and class Worship we are lucky enough to have members of the local church community to join us bi-weekly for our 'Open the Book' Worship, where Bible stories are retold and acted out in a thoughtful and engaging manner. On Fridays we have our celebration Worship which all parents are invited to join us for. During this the children share their successes and learning with the school and parents; it is a joyous occassion.

 

Our school promises were written with the whole school community focusing on what is important within our school. They are at the centre of our behaviour policy and run alongside our use of Restorative Justice.

 

Long Sutton C of E School Promises

Always try our best

Be polite and well mannered

To be kind and caring

Play together nicely and fairly

Treat everyone and everything with respect

To keep each other safe 

 

All the children agree to keep these promises to help make our school a safe and happy place for everyone to learn in.

 

 

Weekly Bulletin

School and Church Fair

Saturday 24th June at 14:00

 

w/c   12th June 2017 

Monday

Mini Olympics 15:40 - 16:40

Dance

15.40 - 16.40

 

Parent Forum 19:00

 

Tuesday

 

Greek workshop for Maple and Willow

 

Country dancing 15:30 - 16:30

 

 

 

Wednesday

 

 Ash class trip to Weymouth Sea Life Centre

 

Choir 15:30 - 16:15

   

Thursday

 

New Reception children invited to visit Ash Class

 

Rounders - KS2

15:40 - 16:40

   

Friday    

 

Well done Assembly 3:00

 

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