Our principle aim is to provide a happy and supportive environment of mutual respect for all who work in, and are involved with St Peter’s Catholic Primary School. We will endeavour to create a Christian Community in which the spiritual, moral, intellectual, physical and creative talents of all are nurtured. We will strive to enable our pupils to contribute to the life of the Church and the society in which they live, by being active participants and acquiring effective personal skills and qualities of good citizenship.
The success of our mission depends on everyone in our school community. We shall actively promote an enabling atmosphere of support and concern for all.
Spirituality - Nourishing the prayer life of the school and encouraging pupils to participate in the life of the Church; Maintaining a clean, safe and healthy environment in which to wonder, reflect and grow;
Truth - Creating and sustaining a community in which trust, kindness, friendship, helpfulness and openness are evident;
Personal Excellence - Establishing standards of excellence in work, behaviour and relationships; Initiating styles and methods of teaching and learning that are suited to the needs of the children;
Everlasting faith and love - Informing the pupils about the liturgical cycle of the Church; Teaching our pupils the Catholic faith and helping them to live by the Gospel values, presenting Christ and His Gospels as a model for all activities;
Teamwork - Promoting the school as an integral part of the parish through school masses and events; Strengthening home/school partnerships through stimulating and interesting parents’ meetings for all in the life of the school;
Empathy – Placing a high priority on the care, respect and dignity of all the individuals in the school community and beyond according to their need;
Respect and friendship - Welcoming all individuals and families into our community and enabling all concerned to benefit from each other’s experience and further their faith journey; Adopting a positive approach to behaviour management and to the resolution of conflict within the community;
Sportsmanship - Establishing effective and respectful communication and partnerships within the school community and beyond to create and maintain positive relationships.