St Mark's C.E. Primary School

“Achievement, respect and care in a happy, Christian community.”

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Vision and Values

Our vision and values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident, happy citizens.


Our vision statement is:

'Achievement, respect and care in a happy Christian community'.


Our values are:

 spirituality - creativity - perseverance - thinking - working together - independence


As a Church of England school, Gospel values also support every aspect of the life of the school. Children say 'Grace' before lunch and will end the day with a prayer. Children participate in an act of worship every day. Whole School worship takes place on a Monday and Thursday. Lower/Upper school singing worship takes place on a Tuesday/Wednesday and on the other day each class has class worship. Friday is a Phase Celebration worship.

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Promoting fundamental British values

We believe that our school aims and values underpin fundamental British values, where citizens of the UK are encouraged to:

  • Respect and obey the law
  • Respect the rights of others, including their right to their own opinions
  • Treat others with fairness
  • Look after yourself and your family
  • Look after the area in which you live and the environment

At St Mark’s Primary School we promote fundamental British values throughout our curriculum, Collective Worships, School Council discussions and our emphasis on RE and moral, social, spiritual and cultural development.