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Bishop Tufnell CE Infant School

Ethos & Values

Here are some headlines about our values and Ethos.

  • Our Mission Statement is Learning together to love God, His world and all His people. Always our best because everyone matters!
  • We believe that a Church school is special in the following ways:
  • The education it offers to its pupils
  • Its Christian ethos
  • Its respect for other faiths
  • Its openness to parents and the wider community
  • It’s care of resources and the environment
  • Its commitment to the personal and spiritual growth of pupils and all staff

AIMS OF THE SCHOOL

       At Bishop Tufnell C.E. Infant School we aim to:

“Education is not about making everyone the same, it is about making everyone different and therefore more human.”

– Rowan Williams, Ex-Archbishop of Canterbury

In our school, we aim:

* To create a safe, happy, healthy and stimulating learning environment within a loving, Christian ethos.

* To develop broad, balanced, relevant and stimulating learning, that promotes the intellectual, creative, physical, social, emotional and spiritual development of every child.

* To inspire every child to achieve the highest possible standards of learning and behaviour.

*To develop individual, enthusiastic, life-long learners, who have positive self-esteem and who become active and caring citizens of the future.

*To help all learners to think independently and to be responsible for their own actions

* To be reflective learners who make informed judgements about our performance and progress.

* To promote effective learning partnerships with parents, the church and the wider community.

Our Christian Values are:

Friendship

Reverence

Thankfulness

Humility

Justice

Trust

Wisdom

Forgiveness

Hope

Creation

Endurance

Service

Peace

Compassion

Fellowship

 

Our Learning Values are:

Communication Working with Others Creativity Spirituality Independence Thinking Skills

Our Learning Journey Policy details our Learning Values. Look under the section entitled Policies on this to find out more information.