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Visions and Values

 

Mission statement – Aiming high in all that we do

 

School vision – Chelmondiston School, working and learning collaboratively

to secure pupils’ futures and dreams

 

School aims-

 

  • To be a friendly, caring and welcoming school with an uncompromising commitment to nurture each child’s uniqueness.
  • To provide a creative, dynamic and rich curriculum that inspires curiosity and challenges children so they strive to be the best that they can be.
  • To ensure pupils feel valued, invested and enabled to take risks and embrace challenge.
  • To uphold Christian values and encourage each pupil to develop a deep and lasting thirst for learning.
  • For pupils to develop empathy, compassion and a sense of moral responsibility towards each other, our community and an ever-changing world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

We use a Bible story to underpin our aims and values, this is the parable of the Good Samaritan.

 

The parable of the Good Samaritan is a parable told by Jesus in the Gospel of Luke. It is about a traveler who is stripped of clothing, beaten, and left half dead alongside the road. First a priest and then a Levite comes by, but both avoid the man. Finally, a Samaritan happens upon the traveler. Samaritans and Jews generally despised each other, but the Samaritan helps the injured man. Jesus is described as telling the parable in response to the question from a lawyer, "And who is my neighbour?" . 

In response, Jesus tells the parable, the conclusion of which is that the neighbour figure in the parable is the man who shows mercy to the injured man—that is, the Samaritan.

 

This story demonstrates to the children that regardless of person's background or belief each man is a valuable being who needs supporting and loving. Everyone is our neighbour who needs help.

British Value Statement

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