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Shipham Church of England First School

Christian Values

'They will soar on wings like eagles' Isaiah 40:31


Mission Statement


Our mission statement:


Creating a safe and happy environment where each child can grow academically, socially, spiritually and emotionally.



Our aims


At Shipham Church of England First School we are committed to the following aims:


  • to establish a community in which every member is valued and respected
  • to welcome all children.
  • to promote self-discipline, good manners and a sense of responsibility
  • to provide a broad, balanced and well-structured curriculum in accordance with the National Curriculum
  • to promote an enjoyment of learning and develop independent learners with enquiring minds
  • to promote understanding and respect for the Christian faith and for the spiritual, cultural and moral values of others
  • to establish and maintain positive partnerships between home and school, the Church, other local schools and the wider community
  • to create a positive, happy, safe and stimulating environment


Our ethos


We want our children to:


  • achieve high standards across the curriculum
  • take responsibility for their own learning and actions
  • respect and value other people, the world in which they live and themselves
  • have the skills, knowledge and understanding to be able to make choices in the changing world
  • have enquiring minds and the motivation to learn
  • have good social skills and be able to communicate well
  • extend themselves in mind, body and spirit