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Motto, ethos statement and school values

Our school motto is displayed all around our school and helps us to think of our purpose here at St. John's. It helps us to live out the New Commandment that Jesus gave us:

John 13:34-35 “….love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another, then everyone will know that you are my disciples”.

Our school Ethos Statement was written by our St. John's family

In reviewing our school ethos we recognised and acknowledged the importance of love and that “Love never fails’.


We understand that with God’s love forgiveness is always possible. We at St. John’s aim to foster the idea that forgiveness and acceptance of all builds the life of our community.


Through love, and the love of one another, through faith and following Jesus, we look to let our lights shine.


“So now faith, hope and love abide, these three, but the greatest is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13

From our Ethos Statement our school key values are

The development of our School Motto, Ethos Statement and Values

This year our St. John's Family worked together to review the School Motto, Ethos Statement and School Values.  Find out more about the process we went through to review each of these areas and have a look at the PowerPoint which shows how we all came together to share our thoughts and ideas about the purpose of St. John's.

Power point presentation from the Ethos Workshop- representives from all stakeholders in school

Come on England we are rooting for you!