St. Joseph's School Statement on Equality
We are a Catholic community, in a modern society, where everyone is equal.As a Catholic School, we strive to reflect the teachings of Christ and live out the Gospel Values in everything that we do. The most loving and merciful Jesus Christ is
our role model, and He welcomed everyone. All children are welcome inour school; they and their families become part of our St. Joseph's family. We will love and nurture them,and do our best to help them to become everything that God intends them to be. Every person in our school community has been made in the image of God and is loved unconditionally by God. Everyone is equal and we treat each other with dignity and respect. Our school is a place where everyone should be able to flourish in a loving and hospitable community. Each person in all their unique difference should be able to thrive, irrespective of physical appearance, gender, age, race, religion, ethnicity, socioeconomic background, academic ability, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status.
At St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School our values reflect our commitment to a school where there are high expectations of everyone. Children are provided with high quality learning opportunities so that each childattains and achieves all that they are able to. Everyone in our school is important and included. We promote an ethos of care and trust where every member of our school community feels that they truly belong and are valued. We work hard to ensure there are no invisible children here, recognising everyone’s uniqueness and success. We recognise learning in all its forms and are committed to nurturing lifelonglearners. We are a safe school, committed to improving children's confidence and self
-esteem. We know that safe and happy children achieve.