School Mission Statement
We are an inclusive Church of England School, acknowledging and celebrating the rich cultural diversity of our community. Our ethos is based on Christian values and strengths we all need to lead a good and purposeful life.
We recognise that all of our children have a range of talents and immeasurable potential and within the context of Christian beliefs and practices we recognise our responsibility to ensure that our children are given every opportunity to discover and develop this potential and to flourish as successful individuals. We will endeavour to achieve this by providing an environment of respect and trust, an environment with high expectations to support the full development of the individual, an environment that allows recognition of talents beyond the academic; an environment where pupils can demonstrate a love of learning, a love of life – a place for them to thrive shine within a Christian setting.
Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Curriculum Statement:
At Scunthorpe Church of England school we recognise that the personal development of children - spiritually, morally, socially and culturally (SMSC) - plays a significant role in their ability to learn, achieve and be happy individuals. We value that SMSC development is a part of our ethos and culture and it lies at the very heart of our effectiveness.
We therefore aim to provide an education that provides children with opportunities to explore and develop:
their own values and beliefs;
their own spiritual awareness;
their own high standards of personal behaviour;
their critical thinking skills
a positive, caring and respectful attitude towards other people;
an understanding of their social and cultural traditions; and
an appreciation of the diversity and richness of their cultures.
Section 48 Church Ofsted Inspection
I am delighted to be able to share with you all the results of our recent Section 48 Ofsted (SIAMS) Inspection. As a Church of England School we have two Ofsted Inspections, this one looks at three main areas of what we do as a church school –
- Our distinctive Christian character.
- The impact of collective worship
- Leadership and management of the school as a church school.
I am very pleased to say that the school was judged to be good in all areas, therefore giving us an overall judgement of good.
As always Ofsted has suggested areas to improve and we have already begun our work on these suggestions.
This is cause for celebration and I would like to thank the whole school community for the work that you do with us to make this school such a special place, a place where children can thrive and shine.
Our School Field
As you will be aware work has begun this week (15.2.16) on transforming the land in front of our school into a school field. Each week we will be adding photos of the transformation.