St.Mary the Virgin, Lewisham Lewisham High Street SE13 6LE
St.Mary the Virgin Lewisham
346 Lewisham High Street
SE13 6LE 020 8690 2682
St.Mary’s Lewisham CE Primary School
The School Vision www.st-
Our school vision was drawn from a series of meeting with all stakeholders.
All children and adults in the school are valued and treated with respect. Adults model our school values for the children and nurture strong relationships. Our school values provide an ethical vocabulary which enables children to make sense of their lives and build the resilience they need to be successful. The values also provide a firm foundation upon which we build our ethos. They guide us in our responses to each other and in our decision making. All children and adults are proud of their school and fully identify with our school community. The school motto is embraced by all: “We are the dawn of peace.” Our children will go out into the world as peace-
There are high expectations of all children and a climate of achievement and success. Children are continually assessed so that their next steps can be planned. They become highly literate and numerate so that they can fully access future learning opportunities.
Learning is exciting for the children. They make decisions and are creative. Children feel able to take risks and enjoy learning from their mistakes. The curriculum motivates children to become lifelong learners. Children have time to think and reflect as they progress as learners and grow as individuals. Our children enjoy learning outside of the classroom and in a range of environments. They visit a wide range of places and engage with people from different communities to further enrich their learning. There is an exciting array of after-
Children are listened to at St Mary’s. Adults are alert to signs of vulnerability and work in conjunction with families and other agencies to secure the best possible outcome for each child. The needs of children experiencing difficulties with their learning or behaviour are addressed at the earliest point in time. There are effective systems for identifying these needs and monitoring the effectiveness of provision made.
Effective systems enable the smooth running of the school in order to recognize distractions and recognize impact on the learning and well-