Mission Statement

Mission Statement

Loving God and each other

We work together to be the best we can be.

Biblical Basis for our Mission Statement

Mark 12:28-34

When asked what the most important commandment was, Jesus said that the greatest commandment is to “love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind” and the second to “love your neighbour as yourself”.

Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

AIMS

Based on our value of Service we aim to:

  • Provide an inclusive education of the highest quality for each and every child.
  • Foster a life-long love of learning by providing a stimulating, rich, exciting and engaging curriculum tailored to meet individual needs.

Based on our value of Love  we aim to:

  • Provide a caring and welcoming school based on Christian morals and values that safeguards and promotes the welfare for all.
  • Foster each child’s unique talents and widen each child’s horizons, enabling each child to flourish.
  • Provide opportunities for children to develop their spirituality.
  • Help children become self-confident and self-reliant, knowing they are loved by God.

Based on our value of Thankfulness we aim to:

  • Help children develop socially, have a sense of moral values and to have regard for other people’s feelings and situations, knowing all people are created in the image of God.

Based on our value of Belonging we aim to:

  • Value and respect all members of the school and wider community and celebrate their efforts and achievements.
  • Foster a successful partnership with parents, carers, the church and community.
  • Help children understand the world in which they live and to challenge injustice and inequality.

A St Silas Child will be ………….

  • Compassionate-committed to service and charity
  • Life Long Learner –curious with a wide range of interests
  • Loving and respectful-loving God and each other
  • Thankful for what God has provided
  • Striving to be the best that they can be
  • Socially aware-ready to challenge injustice locally, nationally and globally
  • Confident with a sense of belonging-knowing they are a child of God unique, special and precious