Guiding, Inspiring, Achieving

Vision

At St. Stephen's we want our pupils to develop enthusiasm and motivation for life and for learning; taking pride in success and achievement. We want our pupils to embrace the future with hope, faith, confidence and compassion.

 

Mission Statement

Within our Christian ethos we will:

  • Create a happy, caring, secure atmosphere where children and staff feel valued
  • Develop a concern for the needs of others through an understanding of the Christian faith
  • Teach a broad, balanced and challenging curriculum which extends the children’s interests and experiences
  • Recognise individual effort and promote high achievement in all areas
  • Develop independence, confidence and self-esteem in our pupils
  • Provide a stimulating and well-resourced learning environment with opportunities for imaginative and creative expression
  • Within a learning community ensure equality of opportunity for all
  • Teach respect for and appreciation of the world around us and promote tolerance, understanding and a respect for the religious, moral and cultural values of others
  • Maintain a partnership between teachers, parents, governors and pupils
  • Maintain a strong relationship between school, the church and the wider community

Aspirations

As part of our work on reviewing our vision, staff summarised our aspirations for your children in these Building Blocks.