Our Ethos and Values
At St Philomena's we share the love of God every day, in everything we learn, do and say.
St Philomena’s is a warm and welcoming school, following the teachings of Jesus in all we do.
work together with children, families and parish to promote Catholic values,
inspire and challenge our children to fulfil their potential through enriched learning opportunities,
foster self-esteem and pride by celebrating the achievements of our children,
instil a lifelong love of learning,
empower children to participate fully in society and embrace their personal responsibility to care for our world.
Faith in God – making God part of our daily lives; seeking guidance and reassurance from God in whatever we do; trusting that God will look after us; thanking God; knowing God loves us no matter what; and building an understanding of faith
Work and achieve – making a difference; succeeding; striving for excellence; growing to be good people; taking care of our environment; knowing God is walking beside us
Belief in ourselves – loving and trusting ourselves; trying our best at all times; believing anything is possible; being confident and positive; praising and encouraging; having courage to manage challenge and achieve goals; and looking for gifts and talents in everyone
Love for each other – being fully part of God’s wider family; following Christ’s example in loving everyone, whatever their colour or creed; treating others as ourselves; being caring and respectful of everyone; showing compassion and forgiveness; and looking out for each other