Vision Values and Aims


Our Vision
At St Matthew’s we aspire to create an outstanding positive ethos based on
the Gospel Values and respect for all. We will provide a safe learning environment that encourages learners to discover and challenge their thinking. Through high quality learning and teaching we will promote curiosity and ignite a passion for life-long learning, developing independent learners who embrace challenge enthusiastically. We endeavour to ensure our learners develop their skills and confidence and reach their full potential in preparation for the future.



A school environment, where all members of the school community feel valued and respected, where the health and wellbeing of all are nurtured, fostering a sense of high self esteem and motivation within a secure and positive ethos.

Providing the highest quality teaching and learning environment, where both staff and children set high expectations for themselves and become successful, reflective learners across the curriculum.

Offering our children a wide range of learning experiences, which give opportunities to learn about issues such as sustainable development, citizenship, enterprise, the arts, which develops a greater understanding of the world around them and a sense of their place in the world.

Encouraging staff and children to be creative thinkers to enable them to meet new challenges and situations with confidence.

To work closely with the parish of St. Matthew’s, supporting one another in nurturing the Gospel values and embracing the Christian ethos as well as preparing our children to receive the sacraments.

To plan, monitor and evaluate each aspect of school life on a regular basis to ensure our children are being offered the very best teaching and learning experience.

To promote healthy and active living and embrace the principles of a health promoting school.