Lady Elizabeth Hastings

Lady Elizabeth Hastings

CE VA Primary School

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Vision, Mission and Values

Lady Elizabeth Hastings is a Church of England school, having at its heart the Christian faith.

Our vision underpins all that we do:

Guided by our Christian values, we endeavour to motivate and inspire everyone to become a lifelong, resilient and enthusiastic learner. We aspire to equip everyone to meet the challenges of an ever changing world, and to reach out to the wider community. We will share the Gospel and give everyone the opportunity to accept  Jesus Christ as their support, guide and friend.

Every Church of England School has the Ethos Statement below as part of its statutory Instrument of Government. This is the statement from which all other documents flow, including the school’s vision statement.

“Recognising its historic foundation, the school will preserve and develop its
religious character in accordance with the principles of the Church of England and in
partnership with the Church at parish and diocesan level. The school aims to serve
its community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of
Christian belief and practice. It encourages an understanding of the meaning and
significance of faith and promotes Christian values through the experience its offers
to all its pupils.

Our school is Lady Elizabeth Hastings’ legacy;

Anything is possible with faith in God.

If you believe, you see, God is able to do all things, in accordance to his plan, purpose and will. (Mark 9:23)

Our mission statement reflects what all stakeholders within our school see as important, and encompasses some of the Christian virtues we, as a school community, feel are fundamental to our work.

Everyone, in our caring Christian community inspiring, nurturing and challenging one another to be their best in mind, body and spirit to achieve more than they ever thought possible to thrive today and tomorrow

1 Corinthians 13:13 ‘Three things will last forever-faith, hope, and love-and the greatest of these is love.’

Our school aims to develop the whole child, combining maximum educational development with overall fulfillment as human beings

John 10:10 ‘That they should have life, life in all its fullness’