Ethos

The ethos and atmosphere underpin the agreed aims of St Johns as a Church school. Teachers provide a broad and balanced curriculum that develops the skills, concepts and knowledge necessary for future learning. The ethos of the school is achieved through:

  • A polite and welcoming environment for children, staff, parents andmembers of the community
  • A happy and supportive atmosphere in which we look after each other and learn together
  • A calm environment in which good behaviour is encouraged and rewarded
  • A stimulating working environment in which each child can achievehis or her potential
  • A a full range of extra curricular activities within school to developthe ‘whole’ child
  • Valuing and celebrating pupils’ successes and achievements
  • Providing positive role models
  • Maintaining purposeful and informative planning, record keeping and assessment documents
  • Reviewing personal and professional development by providing appropriate Inset, training and support to ensure a high level of professional expertise
  • Welcoming, supporting and tutoring teaching and non-teaching students