OUR LADY AND ST TERESA’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL
ONE FAMILY IN CHRIST
Love and Learn Together
At Our Lady and St Teresa's School we recognize the importance of our faith, that Jesus is present in all of us and because we are made in the image of God we love and learn together as One Family in Christ.
We place emphasis on every child developing his or her fullest potential by enabling their learning in every aspect of school life.
Guided by the teachings of the Church, we pray, learn, celebrate and love each other by using the gifts we have been given by God the Father, Son and Spirit.
To recognise that God is at the centre of everything.
To develop the children's understanding and living of the Catholic faith so that they can experience God's love for them through prayer and in all different situations in their lives.
Provide the highest standards of accommodation possible (stimulating, safe and tidy) in order to support the learning environment.
Ensure that the resources available for use are of good quality and are deployed to support the learning of each child.
We are committed to developing a community where pupils, staff, parents, governors and parish work together to live out our Mission Statement and put into practice the aims of our school.
We support our parents with their role as the first educators and carers of their children.
To encourage the children's participation in their own development by recognizing their views and wishes through consultation.
Be aware of everybody's efforts on behalf of the school and appreciate them.
Share and celebrate individual and group achievements.
To enable each child to achieve the highest possible standard of work and behaviour in relation to their age, ability and prior attainment.
To provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced that fulfils the National Curriculum requirements and Diocesan RE guidelines.
To appreciate that the Staff is the school's most important resource in meeting the needs of children.
To provide a suitable blend of staff in terms of quantity, experience and expertise.
To enable the staff to carry out their duties and responsibilities.
To provide for the Professional Development of all staff in meeting the needs of the individual and the school.
To plan realistically and use the school's resources efficiently to ensure good value for money from the available funds.
To ensure that financial decisions are teaching and learning driven whenever possible.