God can bring peace to your past, purpose to your present and hope to your future. – John 14:27
‘Valuing the past, inspiring the present and ambitious for the future.’
(Father, Son and Holy Spirit – The Trinity)
Our vision for Bickershaw Church of England Primary School is to:
- be an excellent school where everyone is valued and all our children are inspired and enabled to become successful, lifelong learners who achieve their full potential.
- foster an understanding and tolerance of all faiths, cultures and abilities within our caring Christian community.
- enable all our children to become self-motivated, responsible citizens, preparing them for a healthy and fulfilling life.
- ensure that there are no invisible children in this school.
- help our children to flourish together in a Christian Community where:
- all will engage
- many will shine
- some may excel
- we are all special members of God’s big family
At Bickershaw Church of England Primary School, Christian values underpin the whole life of our school. Children, staff, governors and parents work together in a caring, loving Christian community; where all children are valued, appreciated, respected, and given a firm foundation for life. We seek to create a Christian environment that is open, stimulating, safe and caring, where we provide the highest quality of teaching and learning. We build upon the history of our school and value individual achievement, good relationships, inclusion, spirituality and enjoyment; and encourage attitudes of self-respect, responsibility and tolerance.
We aim to:
- encourage an understanding of all faiths and cultures within our caring Christian community
- encourage both staff and parents to support the children in our pursuit of high standards in education within a happy and supportive environment.
- inspire both academic achievement and personal development, by offering all our children access to a wide range of opportunities that challenge them to reach their potential, whilst promoting a sense of self - worth.
- provide a broad, balanced and inclusive curriculum, appropriate for all children, regardless of ability or need
- foster a culture of good behaviour and manners
- encourage kindness, co-operation, tolerance and respect for others
- develop perseverance, confidence, self –motivation and independence
- recognise and celebrate success in small as well large achievements
- involve the wider community in the life of the school: parents, governors, Friends of the School, parishioners, local people, neighbouring schools and churches along with global links.