Our Mission Statement, Aims and Objectives

 

‘In a caring Christian community, together we love, learn, laugh and achieve.’

 

Christ /Gospel Values

 

Aims:

  • To encourage everybody to live the Gospel values of tolerance, honesty, forgiveness, truth, justice and peace.
  • To recognise Christ in everyone we meet.

 

Objectives:

We will do this by

  • valuing everyone as diverse individuals
  • treating everyone with love and respect regardless of differences
  • promoting Gospel values through example
  • teaching the Archdiocesan Religious Education Programme through the Come and See Scheme.
  • sharing daily Collective Worship together
  • celebrating achievements in assemblies
  • encouraging all individuals to take responsibility for their own actions
  • supporting Parish catechists in their role in preparing children for the Sacraments and helping pupils to understand the importance and significance of the Sacraments 
  • behaviour Policies to ensure everyone is cared for, happy and safe 

 

Education

 

Aims:

  • To provide a broad, balanced, relevant curriculum.
  • To help each individual to achieve their full potential.
  • To make learning fun.

 

Objectives

We will do this by:

  • providing a safe, secure, stimulating learning environment
  • developing a differentiated curriculum for all individual needs
  • providing equal opportunities for all
  • promoting a healthy lifestyle and environment
  • individual, class and whole school target setting
  • Learning Mentor support for individuals and groups of children
  • Giving pupils a voice through

              School Council

              Circle time

              Wish and Worry box

  • offering a variety of after school clubs
  • celebrating praise assemblies and weekly awards
  • weekly awards
  • Breakfast Club
  • encouraging parents to work in partnership with the school
  • encouraging staff to take part in regular CPD

 

 

Community

 

Aims:

  • to promote a spirit of partnership within the community that enhances the life of the school
  • to promote an open and welcoming atmosphere to all
  • to encourage involvement in and responsibility within the local community
  • to raise awareness of wider and global community

 

Objectives

We will do this by:

 

  • promoting mutual respect within our school community,  where every individual feels valued
  • looking after the school and the wider local environment
  • valuing the work of the School Council
  • providing opportunities for cooperative games
  • fund raising for CAFOD, Good Shepherd and other good causes
  • developing multicultural activities within the curriculum
  • supporting Parish involvement in the Sacraments
  • inviting the community to assemblies and other celebrations
  • developing collaboration with other schools
  • supporting  St. Mark’s  PTA
  • holding Open Evenings and parent drop-ins
  • weekly Newsletters
  • visits to local places of interest
  • sharing our school building with Hollies Playgroup, St. Mary’s Nursery, Drama and Dance club and SN Sport

 

 

 

A St. Mark’s child is a happy child!



  • St. Mark's Catholic Primary School
  • Fir Avenue, Halewood, L26 0XR, United Kingdom
  • Tel: 0151-288-8910
  • St. Mark's Halewood