Statement of Intent
With guidance from our Lancashire County Council School Advisor and in consultation with pupils and a working party of parents, governors and staff, we replaced our school Mission Statement with the following Statement of Intent in September 2019 (the words in bold form our school values):
Learning together, rooted in God, pupils at St Lawrence Church of England Primary School are easy to distinguish by the personal qualities they present. They are happy, confident, articulate children with a love of learning and a sense of service, who recognise and celebrate their own individuality and that of other members of our community. They are generous, kind and welcoming; they are forgiving and understand justice. With God by their side, they face the world with resilience, integrity and joy.
We feel that this is more meaningful to the children than our previous Mission Statement and that it is a better representation of our school vision and of the aspirations we have for our children. The words in bold are our key values. These will be given increased prominence in school over the coming months and children will continue to work towards them throughout their time at St Lawrence’s.
We also have a Christian “Tag Line”:
Learning together, rooted in God
This is taken from John 15 Verse 5 – Jesus said, “I am the vine, you are the branches. If you remain rooted in me, and I in you, you will bear much fruit.” This underpins everything we do in school.