The Claypole Church of England Primary School

Strive for Excellence, Promote Harmony and Value Achievement

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The Claypole Church of England Primary School

Strive for Excellence, Promote Harmony and Value Achievement

Visions and Values

Our Values and Ethos
Our values and ethos 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 Mission Statement
To create a caring school within a Christian context, where all children are challenged to make the progress of which they are able, whilst promoting a love of learning that will continue to motivate throughout life.


Our School Aims
To provide a broad and balanced curriculum, set within the requirements of the National Curriculum.

To develop positive attitudes and patterns of behaviour within the context of Christianity and other world religions.

To continue to raise standards by providing teaching of high quality, enabling children to achieve their full potential.

To provide children with a variety of high quality opportunities additional and complimentary to the curriculum.

To enhance the facilities and learning environment of the school within planned budgetary constraints.

To promote the professional development and management opportunities for all staff.

To maintain an active and positive role within the local and wider community.



Our Christian Values

Our Christian Values shine through in all we do at Claypole Church of England Primary School.

LOVE:  We care about others showing gentleness, kindness, forgiveness and honesty in all our friendships.  We celebrate the achievements of others not just our own.

PEACE:  We show forgiveness and tolerance towards everyone so we get along together.  In moments of reflection we hope for peace for all.

CONTENTMENT:  We pray to show our thanks to God and the people around us.

JUSTICE:  We believe in fairness.  We know everyone in our school is important and has the right to be treated equally.

RESPECT:  We respect others from all cultures and religions.  We learn about others to allow our respect to grow.  We listen and learn from others.

SAFETY:  We trust God and each other and know we help to keep ourselves and each other safe.

ENDURANCE:  We know sometimes things can be difficult but we keep on going and with God's help we don't give up.

Our Christian values tree

Our Christian values tree 1
Our Christian values tree 2

Whole School Vision

  • The Claypole Church of England Primary School, School
  • Lane, Claypole, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG23 5BQ
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