Ethos and Values

“Let the light of Christ shine in us all.”


  • To provide inspirational teaching and learning experiences which are broad, balanced and relevant for every child irrespective of ability, gender, ethnicity or background.
  • To ensure the highest academic achievements possible for our children especially in reading, writing and mathematics, raising their aspirations to know that they can achieve.
  • To provide a safe environment of nurture and love for each child to enable them to develop a love for God, themselves, their families and school and to make good contributions to their communities and the lives of others.
  • To work in partnership with the parish of St Cuthbert’s to ensure the children understand, grow and live their faith.
  • To provide opportunities for each child to make responsible choices enabling them to keep safe and to lead healthy lifestyles.


  • Strong links with local community, St Cuthbert’s Church and English Martyrs Secondary School.
  • Excellent sporting opportunities both within Curriculum time and extra –curricular clubs through our Sport’s Coach, Mr Williamson.
  • Excellent links with the Polish Community through our Polish TA translation service
  • Almost all pupils go to English Martyrs on leaving KS2
  • Overall, all pupils benefit from consistently good teaching.
  • Pupil’s attitude towards learning and behaviour is good