Vision and Values
Our vision for Cherhill C. of E. Primary School is to provide a caring, creative, Christian community where everyone will achieve with confidence and enjoyment. We will nurture growth and development in all aspects of school life so that everyone will enjoy:
‘Life in all its fullness.’ The Gospel of John.
Our School Values
As a Christian School Community we embody the following values:
hristian school focused on our wider community
A belief that our Christian values should underpin all our work and relationships with the community
appiness and imagination
A belief in the importance of ensuring a happy environment for all in which imagination can flourish
mpathy and Respect for All
A belief that empathy with, and respect for all members of the school community is essential in a Christian school
eflection and Aspiration
A belief that time for reflection is essential for both children and staff in order to sustain high aspiration
onesty and Care
A belief that honesty and care for others are essential in our relationships with each other
nnovation and Motivation
A belief in and commitment to innovation to sustain high levels of motivation
ove and Faith
A belief that as a Christian school Christian love and faith inform all we do
Together these values help us to develop as a learning community
As a Church of England School we have close links with St James' church in Cherhill. We attend the church for special services throughout the year such as Harvest, Christmas, Easter and a special service for our Year 6 leavers.
The Rev Matt Earwicker, rector, and Mrs Pam Evans, lay preacher, help the school by taking collective worship on a Tuesday morning.
For more information about the church and the Oldbury Benefice please visit https://www.oldburybenefice.org.uk/
At Cherhill Primary School we value the spiritual development of our children and have agreed the following definition to define spiritual development:
The spiritual development of pupils is shown by their:
- ability to be reflective about their own beliefs, religious or otherwise, that inform their perspective on life and their interest in and respect for different people’s faiths, feelings and values
- sense of enjoyment and fascination in learning about themselves, others and the world around them
- use of imagination and creativity in their learning
- willingness to reflect on their experiences.