Gathered and anchored in God’s love with hope and faith in Him, each other and our neighbours. Nurturing and developing our God-given gifts, so that, through His grace, we may grow and flourish to His glory.
Our Vision: That all may Love, Learn, Flourish
We are a school that love runs through. We are held together by love, but not just love, God’s love. We want our children to develop a true love and inspiration for learning whilst also learning to love and accept others; to value the uniqueness that makes us all special. St. John’s supports and nurtures every pupil by ensuring they are planted in a loving environment, have outstanding teaching showered upon them and have the opportunity to turn their faces to the sunshine of their achievements.
In a recent parent questionnaire we asked the parents of St. John's, "How would you describe the ethos of the school?"
Here is how some of them responded:
- "They want to teach children well while teaching them about God and good values in life."
- "Genuine care"
- "A very strong message of "love one another", that the children can apply to everything they do, which is wonderful."
- "Inclusive, safe, welcoming and friendly environment where children are helped to grow."
- "A loving community, with a Christian ethos as its foundation."
Our Values - Peace, Generosity, Trust, Compassion, Joy & Wonder
Each half term we focus on one of our Values which is explored through Collective Worship and in-class discussion.
Our Golden Rule - Love One Another
This message of the importance of love is pivotal to the teaching of Jesus (and all religious faiths) and is central to the way that everyone in the family of St. John's all try to live our lives.
"A new commandment I give unto you, that you love one another, as I have loved you. By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another." - John 13:34-35