Gospel Values

At the Heart Of All We Do

sacred-heart-know-jesus-know-peace-1As a Catholic school, our values are based on the Gospels of Jesus Christ and the teachings and aims of the Catholic Church. All school policies take account of the school’s ethos, which is enshrined in our Mission Statement and whole school community Code of Conduct.

We endeavour to encourage the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of pupils, enabling them to have an understanding and appreciation for the world around them. As is rooted in the teaching of Christ, these Gospel values should constitute the targets and outcomes of the educational enterprise in every Catholic school, as they do in Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School.

Prayer and Worship in a Catholic school is concerned with giving glory, honour, praise and thanks to God. It is our loving response, in word and action, to God’s invitation to enter into relationship with Him, made possible through the work of Jesus Christ and the witness of the Holy Spirit. It is an integral part of the life of the Catholic school, putting Christ at the centre of education, helping to create and sustain the Catholic ethos, making it tangible.

Our Mission Statement

This is our school

Together we worship

Together we learn

Together we belong

With the love of God,

our dreams and ambitions come true.

Our Catholic Values Code of Conduct

Whilst at Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School

our dreams and ambitions will come true by…

  • Following in Jesus’ footsteps.
  • Protecting each other and the environment in which we work and play.
  • Listening to each other and talking through our problems.
  • Trying to take responsibility for our own actions.
  • Treating each other how we would like to be treated.
  • Understanding that it takes a full team to score many goals.

Gospel and British Values

Promoting British Values and Christian Gospel Values in our school.

The Social, Spiritual, Moral and Cultural Development of pupils is important to us and one way in which we foster this is by promoting our ‘Gospel Values’ alongside our British Values. Our policies, procedures and daily teaching are underpinned by these values.

Our weekly Gospel assembly, whole school, key stage and class collective worship are based around the Gospel Values, which forms an important focus in the daily life of our school.

Courage, creativity, thankfulness, responsibility, compassion, peace, service, justice, trust, hope, love, forgiveness, friendship, humility, generosity and reverence and respect.

Gospel Values and British Values at Sacred Heart