Aims & Ethos

  • 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
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Wed 29

Victorian Day – Blackrock Class

November 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 08

Singing at Save the Children Lunch

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wed 13

Dress Rehearsal – Christmas Play

December 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu 14

Xmas Play

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fri 15

Xmas Jumper Day

December 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm