Ethos and Values
The Holy Family School is a Catholic school where the message of Christ inspires the curriculum and all aspects of school life. Religious education is in accordance with Roman Catholic doctrine and practice.
The School aims to provide the kind of education which enables each pupil, in accordance with his or her ability, to become a dedicated member of the Catholic Church and a responsible citizen.
Within the school there will be accordingly:
a welcoming atmosphere
a love of learning
a respect of discipline
an acknowledgement of the part played by family and Church in each child’s development
and an appreciation of their help.
Holy Family aims to give your child an excellent all-round education with an enthusiasm and zest that will make his/her school days the best they can possibly be. Our broad and balanced curriculum aims to enrich personal formation and nurture enquiring minds. It promotes knowledge, understanding, skills and values in the context of spiritual, moral, intellectual, physical and social development. The school will endeavour to be an integral part of the local community and will forge links with individuals and groups.
Special attention will be devoted to the development of personal qualities, values and attitudes in accordance with the school mission statement:
‘Holy Family Catholic Primary is a distinctive Catholic educational community where all may feel valued, confident and secure. We believe that any person in our community is gifted, unique and loved by God with an immense capacity to achieve great things with Christ as our inspiration.’
Holy Family is committed to safeguarding and the welfare of all its pupils. We believe all staff, volunteers and pupils have an important role to play in child protection. The school is committed to fulfilling local and national responsibilities as outlined in the schools Child Protection Policy.
We are committed to inclusion and believe that all students are entitled to access a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum in a safe and healthy environment, whatever their individual needs. We identify and respond to student’s diverse and individual needs and work in partnership with outside agencies and other schools. The school’s SEN policy follows the SEN code of practice.