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Forest of Galtres Anglican Methodist Primary School

Care-Creativity-Courage-Collaboration-Christian Faith

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Forest of Galtres Anglican Methodist Primary School

Care-Creativity-Courage-Collaboration-Christian Faith

Our Values

Our values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident, happy citizens.


Ethos Statement (from the school’s Instrument of Government)
‘Recognising its historic foundation, the school will preserve and develop its religious character in accordance with the principles of the Church of England and the Methodist Church and in partnership with the Churches at parish, diocesan and circuit level.


The school aims to serve its community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice. It encourages an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith, and promotes Christian values through the experience it offers to all its pupils.’


As part of the Hope Learning Trust family of schools we aspire to grow together, serve one another and nurture our children and young people.
We work to deliver these aspirations through our 5 Commitments: care, creativity, courage, collaboration & the Christian faith.

Care

We have created a welcoming, inclusive environment where all children can flourish

We actively support building effective relationships through support & intervention

We use PSHE, SEAL, Worship, RE with our Behaviour Policy and rewards system to ensure that children and staff show respect and tolerance for others

 

Creativity

Our skilled staff plan for creative learning and high standards within a broad and enriched curriculum

We plan for meaningful, robust learning where children can develop their skills across a range of subject areas in a rich learning environment

We plan opportunities for children to share this learning with others through presentation and performance on a small and larger scale

 

Courage

We help our children develop the courage to be themselves

We celebrate the achievements and successes of all children

We plan opportunities for children to tackle new challenges with determination, resilience and independence

 

Collaboration

We are a strong team, built on excellent relationships at all levels

We have effective & supportive working relationships between staff, staff & children, children & children, school & parents

Our links with other settings, including pre-school, secondary, cluster schools & other agencies are strong

 

Christian faith

Both Christian traditions which founded our school support the spiritual development of children and adults

The Christian year guides our celebrations, worship and RE; these help explore the key Christian concepts of hope, forgiveness, love and respect

Creative opportunities and engagement with different churches support all of us in reflection on our own beliefs, religious or otherwise

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