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Whitchurch Church of England Primary School will always be a loving school where children are safe, motivated to learn by an inspirational curriculum and where standards are high. Christian Values will be implicit and explicit in every facet of school life. In Collective Worship and Religious Education, our children enquire and explore questions arising from the study of Christianity and other major world beliefs. Using a variety of creative techniques such as poetry and art, children apply this knowledge to their own search for identity and significance.

SIAS Inspection report December 2012

Spiritual Development at Our School

School Chaplaincy


Christian Values for Schools

Academic Year 2016-2017

Autumn 30 2016    Thankfulness
Autumn 60 2016    Koinonia (working together)
Spring 90 2017      Hope
Spring 120 2017    Creation
Summer  2017      Justice

Academic Year 2017-2018

Autumn 30 2017    Friendship
Autumn 60 2017    Peace
Spring 90 2018      Endurance (link to 2018 Commonwealth games)
Spring 120 2018    Service (Christ in Service)
Summer 2018       Reverence

Academic Year 2018-2019

Autumn 30 2018    Trust
Autumn 60 2018    Forgiveness
Spring 90 2019      Compassion
Spring 120 2019    Humility
Summer 2019       Wisdom

If you would like further information on these values please visit www.christianvalues.org.uk

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, wrote,

'Church schools know that their viscera is not just about acquiring skills and good examination results.  It is about forming people who have the moral strength and spiritual depth to hold to a course and weather ups and downs.  It is about forming people who know that economic competition is not more important than family life and love of neighbour, and that technical innovation is not more important than reverence for the beauty of creation.  It is about forming a people who, however academically and technically skilled, are not reduced to inarticulate embarrassment by the great questions of life and death, meaning and truth.'