The following statement outlines the aims and general philosophy of St Peter’s Bratton. The list is not intended to imply a particular sequence or order of priority:
- Teach children about Christian traditions and incorporate Christian values into their lives whilst developing an understanding and respect for other major world religions and ways of life.
- Create a happy and stimulating environment in which all children develop a positive and independent attitude to learning.
- Encourage every child to reach their full potential by being valued and encouraged
- Promote a partnership between the school and parents and carers in the promotion of high standards of learning and behaviour.
- Maintain the highest standards by successfully meeting individual children’s needs and by investing in the professional development of all adults.
- Create a sense of belonging to the school and the wider community with a respect for the environment and nurturing a sense of trust and care.
- Promote courtesy, consideration, compassion and common sense, as the touchstone of harmony within our school.
- Promote effective relationships between everyone, including staff, pupils, governors, parents and the wider community so that we can encourage each other, enjoying and excelling together in all aspects of school life.
- Encourage every member of our school community to respect and value each other
- Ensure pupils’ personal development is catered for which will help them to be safe and to go on and lead safe, secure and healthy lifestyles in a rapidly developing world.
- Encourage staff and pupils to become creative thinkers with enquiring minds that will help them face new challenges and situations with increased confidence.
- Offer the highest quality teaching and learning opportunities within an innovative and stimulating environment.
- Nurture, develop and inspire the whole child and enable them to experiment, take risks, face challenges and make informed choices whilst at school and in their later life.
- Prepare children for the challenges as a 21st Century citizen in Modern Britain.