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Friday, 17 November, 2017

Bembridge

Church of England Primary School

"Learning to love God, one another and ourselves"

  • Who we are:

    We are a one-form entry Primary School taking pupils from the age of 4 years to 11 years of age, Reception to Year 6.

    Our children enjoy school and look forward to being here, the atmosphere and ethos are very supportive and pupils are mutually supportive of one another. Self-confidence is nurtured. The school is welcoming to all, and treats all involved as equals. In all that we do, love, care and respect pervade the establishment.

    Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS) Report:

    'The quality of relationships and the exemplary behaviour of pupils can be attributed to the Christian distinctiveness of the school.'

    'The Christian vision and values promoted by leaders develop a sense of self-worth and love and compassion for others throughout the school community.'

    We regularly hold class sharing assemblies, this involves the children sharing their work with the school, parents, and often grandparents too. We also organise Christmas and end of year productions which involve the whole school.

    A statement of our Christian ethos:

    'Learning to love God, one another and ourselves'

    When people asked Jesus what were the most important things we should do he replied:

    ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength [and] You shall love your neighbour as yourself.’ (Mark 12:30-31)

    Our statement puts this central element of Christian behaviour at the heart of the life of the school.

    Our Christian Values
    Meet our staff and governors.

    Staffing Information

    Governor Information

    Governor Attendance

    (for Governors' Minutes please see 'Key Info', 'Important Documents')

    Our site is all on one level and fully accessible.
  • Our Mission Statement:

    "To provide each child with an opportunity to achieve his or her potential academically, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually, within a safe, healthy and enjoyable environment."

    Aims of the School:

    • to provide high quality teaching and learning to enable all children to maximise their achievement

    • to create an environment where learning is purposeful, stimulating and enjoyable

    • to ensure that the requirements of the National Curriculum are met

    • to ensure a Christian ethos and a respect for other faiths

    • to promote physical, mental and emotional healthy lifestyles

    • to establish a safe environment, free from maltreatment, neglect, violence, bullying, discrimination and anti-social behaviour

    • to establish an environment in which children attend and enjoy, whilst attaining national educational standards (Enjoy and Achieve)

    • to encourage children to participate in decision-making and to support the community and environment

    • to encourage children to behave in a positive and law abiding manner

    • to provide the children with the encourage to continue into further education and employment

  • Statement of Principles and purpose for the school:

    'Learning to love God,
    one another and ourselves'

    We are committed to:

    • providing a caring and stimulating environment in which all feel secure and confident

    • working in partnership with parents on a united commitment to children in the school

    • fostering each child's feelings of social worth and awareness

    • nurturing the child's respect for self and others and a responsibility towards the community and wider environment

    • achieving the best possible standards of personal development in every child

    • encouraging independence, initiative and adaptability in each child

    • providing development and learning opportunities for all staff creating a vibrant, innovative and caring school team

    The school will:

    • acknowledge each child as an individual and help them to recognise their worth

    • encourage each child to see their own strengths and recognise those areas which require work

    • ensure encouragement is the rule not the exception

    • help each child develop confidence in themselves and their abilities

    • endeavour to supply a consistently secure and safe environment

    • provide a Christian based ethos as a background in which to nurture the child

    • take steps to ensure that staff are properly supported and nurtured

    Staff will:

    • seek to stimulate each child's sense of wonder, enjoyment and natural curiosity

    • keep abreast of relevant developments in the curriculum

    • welcome parents into the school and school environment as sharers/contributors to the educational process

    • achieve greater insight into individual children through the sharing of often complementary perceptions with parents

    • take every opportunity to involve parents in school routines and activities

    • encourage each child's awareness of their responsibilities to their environment, community and themselves

    Governors will:

    • provide overall guidance and leadership

    • develop and agree strategies for developments in the school with staff, parents, children and the wider community

    • ensure appropriate policies are in place and adhered to

    • monitor and benchmark educational developments, school standards and achievements

    • implement their statutory duties efficiently and effectively direct the school's financial affairs

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'Staff are extremely skilled at engaging pupils, and encouraging them to work hard and develop excellent attitudes to learning.'

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'Pupils exhibit great respect for others and themselves.'