Our School Vision and Values

Dishforth Church of England Primary School Mission Statement

“the roots to grow and the wings to fly”

Our vision is to help children develop a sense of respect, tolerance and self-confidence. We encourage and support children to achieve their full potential and to develop a life-long passion for learning.

We seek to enable all children and adults at this school to be ‘Rooted and Grounded in Love’ (Ephesians 3:17) so that they might grow to the fullness of their potential having the ‘The Roots to Grow and the Wings to Fly’ and living lives of trust, compassion, respect and perseverance.

As a church school at the heart of our local community, Christian values underpin our work with the values of respect, trust, compassion and perseverance fundamental to our relationships and our commitment to ensure equality for all pupils.

We are a welcoming, friendly and caring inclusive school, committed to working in partnership with parents, governors and the Church

Aims of the School
To be an inclusive school in which all learners are given equality of opportunity and treated fairly.
To provide academic excellence by providing teaching and learning of the highest quality and by promoting the moral, cultural, spiritual, social and physical development of our pupils.
To provide a rich and varied curriculum, in line with national requirements, that ensures that all children are challenged to achieve their best, have high aspirations and become confident, independent learners in exciting and well- managed classrooms.
To promote and nurture Christian and family values within a happy environment where everyone feels valued and secure.
In developing Christian values we will aim for all children to have respect and understanding for different cultures and religions and an increased knowledge of the global community.
To provide a happy, welcoming, safe and stimulating environment which promotes curiosity, creativity, enjoyment and interest in all aspects of learning.
To develop flourishing school, home, church and community links.