Our Values



At St. John's Church of England Primary School, we believe it is important to develop core Christian values in order to develop a moral and spiritual awareness. Values are the things we believe in that help us to make decisions about how to behave. They are the principles that guide our lives. 

Values Education is not just something that helps you to learn when you are younger; it is a set of tools that you will carry with you all your life. To feel valued is a special thing and something we want to make sure everyone experiences at St.John's C.E Primary School.

Last year, we involved our whole school community in reviewing our values. This resulted in six new values being chosen. We will focus on one value each half term to ensure that we fully understand how we can live out and experience each one.  Our beautiful blossoms on our Values tree in the hall give us a daily reminder about how to 'live' the values in our lives.



Our Christian Values are:
Term 1: Respect
Term 2: Thankfulness
Term 3: Compassion
Term 4: Truthfulness
Term 5: Trust
Term 6: Responsibility


Autumn 1: Respect

'Do unto others as you would have them do to you.'   Matthew 7:12



Autumn 2: Thankfulness

'Give thanks to the Lord,for he is good;his love endures forever.' 1 Chronicles 16:34


Spring 1: Compassion

'Clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.' Colossians 3:12


Spring 2: Truthfulness

'Tell the truth to each other.' Zechariah 8:16


Summer 1: Trust

'My God is my strength in whom I trust.' Psalm 18:2


Summer 2: Responsibility

'For each one shall bear his own load.' Galatians 6:5




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