Mission & Values
‘Growing in God’s love’
Our Core Values
At St Mary Magdalen's we have five values that we live by each day. Our core values underpin all that we do and we communicate these with our whole school community. Our values help us make good choices so we achieve personal and academic excellence.
Love, Excellence, Teamwork,
St Mary Magdalen’s Catholic Junior School
Is a living and worshipping community with Christ at its centre;
Everyone of us matters and has a valuable role to play.
With God’s love, together we can
- Care for each other and our culture
- Explore the world through our learning
- Discover and develop our talents
- Inspire each other in work and play
- Challenge ourselves to do better
We aim to instil values in all students, so that they all understand what the people of our society see as being important and what we feel is right and wrong.
We actively promote British Values, as defined under the OFSTED Guidance 2014 which states:
"Ensure that the school promotes tolerance of and respect for people of all faiths (or those with no faith), cultures and lifestyles and support and help through their words, actions and influence within the school and more widely in the community, to prepare children and young people positively for life in modern Britain."
At St Mary Magdalen’s we promote a culture that embraces the five British Values below:
The rule of law
Tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs