Ethos, Mission, Vision and Values
Blackburn The Redeemer Primary School
"Believing, loving, caring sharing. Everyone growing in the Light of Christ”
“A new commandment I give unto you, that you love another as I have loved you.”
Our core values for 2019-2021
“Wisdom, Hope, Friendship, Compassion, Forgiveness, Thankfulness,
rooted firmly in Agape, Love. “
The Christian faith and its teachings is the basis for every aspect of life at our school. This school is distinguished by the support of its entire staff, for its Christian foundation, promoting a sympathetic understanding of Christianity and other faiths. We nurture the spiritual development of all members of the school community and promote mutual respect and responsibility. We provide effective teaching of the National Curriculum, encouraging the highest achievement for each child. We value the contribution each child makes to the life of the school and take account of individual’s needs. This school has strong links with home and Parish Church, maintaining an effective balance between service to the Church and service to the community. At Blackburn The Redeemer Church of England Primary School, we promote an ethos of excellence and endeavour for all, in a caring and Christian setting.
Our Strategic Aims for 2019-2021
Friendship – John 15v12-14
To develop friendships, welcoming supporting and loving each other, celebrating the gifts and talents of all.
Compassion – 1 Peter 3v8
To inspire children to show compassion for others in school and for those in the local and global communities.
Forgiveness – Colossians 3v13
To foster a community where all can learn to give and to receive forgiveness.
Wisdom – Proverbs 22v6
To teach our children to face challenges, developing empathy, resilience and self-confidence, whilst ensuring access to a deep and rich curriculum.
Thankfulness – Colossians 2v6-7
To teach all members of our school community to be thankful for all that God has given us: the physical world, our human potential and our Spiritual Calling.
To encourage all to be thankful by caring for all God has given us and developing our gifts and talents to their full potential.
Hope – Ephesians 1v18
To develop an awareness that hope, based on God’s love for all through Christ, is where confidence and a positive self-image, peace of mind and purpose in life can be found.