St Mary's RC Primary School

Live, Learn, Love.

School Mission Statement

Our Mission Statement

In Christ we Live, we Learn, we Love.



We will live in Christ by:

Following the Catholic faith;

Offering opportunities for prayer, worship and liturgy;

Creating a strong friendship between home, school, parish, diocese and the wider community;

Recognising, celebrating and sharing the unique and God-given gifts and talents of all members of our school family;

Listening to and valuing each other’s contributions;

Celebrating diversity and respecting different beliefs, cultures and ways of life;

Laughing together and developing an authentic love of learning.


We will learn in Christ by:

Providing high-quality, inclusive and innovative learning opportunities so that pupils are engaged and can realise their full potential

Providing a motivating, challenging learning experience, that encourages a lifelong desire to learn;

Nurturing a strong learning partnership between home, school, parish and our wider communities;

Learning with and from one another;

Setting high expectations for our spiritual, moral, intellectual, social, emotional and physical development;

Challenging everyone to become independent learners with enquiring minds and positive attitudes, determination and resilience.


We will love in Christ by:           

Valuing all members of the school community -pupils, parents, governors, teaching and support staff;

Showing respect, kindness and consideration to all;

Following in the footsteps of Christ in all that we think, say and do, so that our lives are a living witness to the Gospel and walking authentically in our faith journey;

Praying and worshiping together, enriching our relationship with God;

Ensuring that compassion and forgiveness are strong, forever present in all that we do;

Growing in our awareness of God’s unchanging love for each of us.


Our Values based on the Beatitudes

As a school, our values - based on the Beatitudes

Be faithful

Be kind

Be gentle

Be honest

Be forgiving

Be unique

Be respectful 

And be determined, and be the best you can be!


The Beatitudes “...reveal the goal of human existence, the ultimate end of human acts”

(Catechism of the Catholic Church §1717)