- The school has a supportive Christian ethos where pupils can be individuals, develop respect for others and be respected themselves.
- Christian values underpin all aspects of the school’s work.
- We offer pupils the opportunity to develop a sense of purpose based on agreed Christian Values.
- Pupils are encouraged to be reflective during collective worship and in R.E and PSHE lessons.
- The school follows the Worcestershire Agreed syllabus for R.E and this is supported by other curriculum areas.
- Celebration assembly enables pupils to share and celebrate their and other pupil’s, successes and achievements.
- Celebrating talents allows pupils to develop a sense of self.
- Pupils take part in prayer and are helped to reflect on how biblical messages are relevant to their lives today.
- Pupils visit special places e.g. St John the Baptist Church Fladbury and Worcester Cathedral.
- We have a rich and varied curriculum and seek to develop creative and imaginative responses to art and music. Pupils are encouraged to explore and develop that which animates them.
- During the school day there is time for peace, happiness, tranquillity.
- A clear moral code provides the basis for behaviour and this is promoted consistently through all aspects of school life.
- Policies and curriculum planning provide opportunities for children to explore questions of right and wrong and explore moral codes.
- Pupils and staff discuss the outcomes and consequences of actions.
- Pupils regularly raise funds for related charities and understand what is happening in other parts of the world.
- Pupils feel comfortable to express their views and show good sportsmanship
- The school environment, through display etc., reinforces the values of the school community.
- School rules, rewards and sanctions are clearly defined and understood.
- Staff and older children act as role models during everyday life.
- We teach the difference between right and wrong and adults consistently model, through the quality of relationships in school, fairness, integrity, justice, respect and conflict resolution.
- Class rules are drawn up by the children and teacher at the beginning of the year.
- Code of conducts are used for internet safety and bullying and shared with parents.
- The lunchtime buddy scheme this is used to support younger children in school.
- We foster a sense of community and our pupils are tolerant and respectful of difference.
- We promote equality.
- We take opportunities to help those less fortunate than ourselves. Among others, we support, Children in Need, the Pershore Foodbank and Christian Aid.
- New pupils adjust well to the school and are firmly accepted by their classmates.
- We develop our pupils’ leadership skills and give them opportunities to exercise responsibility: for example through the School Council, Playground Leaders and CREW Committee.
- Buddy schemes - children in Year 4 are buddies to children in Pre School in order to help them at lunchtimes and playtimes.
- Playground leaders - several children are trained in playground leadership - they promote fair play and introduce games to the children at break times.
- School Council - meet half termly with the Assistant Head to look at ways to improve our school.
- A range of afterschool clubs are offered. Residential trips are offered in Y3/4 to promote positive corporate experiences.
- Pupils join with other pupils from local schools to participate in sports contests and collaborate in teams to compete against other clusters of schools.
- Termly International Days allow pupils the opportunity to explore their own cultural assumptions and values.
- We have a link through Pershore High School in Zambia.
- We recognise and nurture pupils’ particular gifts and talents. All are encouraged to be the best that they can be.
- We provide opportunities for pupils to participate in literature, drama, music, art, crafts and other cultural events and encourage pupils to reflect on their significance.
- We develop partnerships with outside agencies and individuals to extend pupils’ cultural awareness, for example, theatre, museum and resident artists.
- We reinforce the school’s cultural values through displays, posters, exhibitions etc.