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Following Jesus, together we succeed

Visions and Values

Our Church / School Partnership

Mission Statement


At Bishop David Sheppard we aim to provide a stimulating, positive environment which fosters attitudes of mutual respect and responsibility and where….


Following Jesus, together we succeed


Our 6 Christian Values of Friendship, Compassion, Forgiveness, Endurance, Respect and Fairness underpin all that we do in school.


Our Aims:


The Vision


Our Anglican Church school is an enjoyable, inspiring, stimulating and happy centre of learning. It provides a safe, secure and comfortable environment where people care for others and for their shared environment.


All members of our school community have high expectations of themselves and each other. Inclusion is a priority and Christian values are promoted within a celebration of our diverse society.


There are supportive and positive relationships between staff, parents and children. Lifelong learning is encouraged and valued. All members of our school community display respect, sensitivity and empathy towards others.


All are encouraged to have high aspirations and are able to reach their potential in all aspects of school life.


The work of our school is achieved through trust, cooperative team work and positive attitudes working within a Christian environment in which all strive to live out our mission statement.


Statement of Aims


  • To provide high quality teaching
  • To allow all children to develop as individuals
  • To ensure equal opportunities for all
  • To provide a rich and relevant curriculum
  • To develop positive attitudes to learning
  • To create an attractive and stimulating environment
  • To develop the school’s place in the community
  • To communicate effectively
  • To foster and celebrate strong relationships