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 Vision

As an inclusive, caring school, we aim to give everyone the time and support they need to develop; building a confident, resilient, responsible and spiritually healthy community of people. We strive to do our best for ourselves and each other, challenging and guiding one another – opening minds and widening horizons – working together towards the flourishing of all members of our school community so that everyone can fulfil their potential.


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.

TRUST:  We care about others showing gentleness, kindness, forgiveness and honesty in all our relationships.  Trust is the very essence of faith; we rely of each other to be the best that we can be. We trust God and each other and know we help to keep ourselves and each other safe.

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.

KOINONIA:  We believe quality relationships and partnerships are a central element of interdependence: all are needed and valued and each person is important to the whole. In John 17, Jesus prays that all his followers may be 'perfectly one' as he and the Father are one.

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

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