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St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

Vision and Mission


At St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary school we strive to explicitly live out the Catholic ethos and Mission Statement of our school underpinning all that we do:

‘In the Light of Jesus we Learn to Shine’

We are a Catholic community that gives daily witness to the Gospel values proclaimed by Jesus. Through the teaching of Christ together we are all:  

Growing in self confidence

  •  We celebrate all achievement
  •  We promote positive behaviour
  •  We celebrate and reward all achievement

Growing in knowledge and understanding

  •  We plan and teach lessons that deepen pupils’ knowledge and understanding and enable         them to develop a range of skills across the curriculum
  •  We provide a rich and engaging curriculum
  •  We offer a wide a range of activities and resources to support our curriculum and learning

Growing our individual skills and talents

  • We promote and celebrate the wide range of individual skills and talents in our school community
  • We offer and promote a wide range of opportunities for the whole school community

Growing our community

  • We recognise the need to care for and show respect for one another
  • We recognise that we are part of a wider community outside of the school

Growing our friendships

  •  We welcome and support all new members to our school community
  •  We reach out to those in need within our school and the world-wide community
  •  We grow together in our friendship with Jesus    

Growing in love and appreciation of God’s world

  • We celebrate and promote the importance of prayer every day
  • We promote the spiritual and moral development of each individual within our school community
  •  We will care for our environment and appreciate God’s World


Following in the footsteps of Christ we work, play, pray and grow together. 

“I am the light of the world: He that follows me shall not walk in darkness,
but shall have the light” (John 8:12)