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Clayton St. John C of E Primary School

Growing together in God’s love

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Mission Statement

‘Growing together in God’s Love’

Rooted deeply in God’s love, we flourish as individuals and as a community.
Within a nurturing environment, we develop curiosity, creativity and a love of learning.
We learn and grow when things go well and things go wrong.In all we do we hope to be the best we can be.

Ephesians 3: 16
Jeremiah 17: 7 & 8



Our Guiding Principles

At Clayton St John C of E Primary we pride ourselves on developing a positive ethos built on the foundations of the Christian faith. This ethos is based on the following values and principles that, as stakeholders, we all aim to uphold:




R: Resilience- Trying our best to work hard, we never give up when things get difficult. We show the determination and strength to learn from our mistakes, showing our courage and self-belief.


E: Enjoyment- We are motivated by our family, friends and teachers and rejoice in God’s love; we are fulfilled by all that this brings. Our love of learning is inspired through fun, creativity, curiosity and excitement.


S: Security- The love, care and responsibility we are given make us feel safe at school. We value honesty and trust and achieve more when we feel protected.


P: Pride-When we achieve success we feel fulfilled and satisfied. We are happy for each other and confident in all we believe.


E: Excellence- We challenge ourselves and one another with high expectations and aspirations. Together God’s greatness, we achieve brilliance through our efforts and dedication.


C: Collaboration- Working togethersharing and helping, we respect our differences and listen to each other. We are a team built on trust and co-operation, celebrating diversity and acceptance.


T: Trust- With faith in God’s love and each other, we show kindnessloyalty and patience. We are a strong communityhelping each other by showing forgiveness and honesty.​