Our School Aims and Values

Our School Mission Statement

This is our school St Werburgh’s and St Columba’s

A place to be inspired, be accepted, be yourself and be unique.

Be able to grow spiritually, academically and morally.

Be able to contribute to the community and be a responsible global citizen.

Be able to reach for the stars and fulfil your potential.

A place, providing an excellent Catholic education for everyone.

Where we belong, where everyone belongs.

This was written in consultation with children, parents, staff and governors in July 2017

Children’s Version

This was initially written by the children in 2009 and was last reviewed in 2017.

We follow in Jesus’ footsteps to love, learn and laugh.

Our Aims

To fulfil our mission statement, we help children to:

Become social beings who are moral in their actions, responsible for their decisions and understanding towards others

Develop self-respect, to be capable of making balanced and reasoned judgments and to be able to work independently or co-operatively with drive, determination and motivation

Develop qualities of mind, body and spirit, feeling and imagination, so their lives become more purposeful, pleasurable and rewarding. In order to lead healthy lives and enjoy lifelong learning

Feel safe and be part of a happy caring community of learners

Develop understanding of and respect for a wide range of religious values, languages and cultural traditions and different ways of life

Acquire the skills and knowledge needed to achieve their full potential in a rapidly changing world regardless of their race, gender or disability

Be part of a community that is welcoming and where there is positive parental and community involvement

Contact the School

St Werburgh's and St Columba's Primary

Lightfoot Street

Tel: 01244 981228

"We follow in the footsteps of Jesus to love, learn and laugh"