The value for this month is: TRUTHFULNESS
Recognising its historic foundation, the school will preserve and develop its religious character in accordance with the principles of the Church of England and in partnership with the Church at parish and diocesan level.
The school aims to serve its community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice. It encourages an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith, and promotes Christian values through the experience it offers to all its pupils.
Welcome to Northill Church of England VA Lower School.
We are situated in the picturesque village of Northill, providing a broad and balanced education for pupils from 4 – 9 years. Our staff, resources and facilities fully cater for the needs of all our pupils. There are currently 63 children on roll. In addition to a very caring and professional team of teachers, support in the classroom is augmented by an experienced and dedicated team of teaching assistants.
As a designated Church of England school, we strive to provide a Christian environment which enables our children to reach their potential, to develop an understanding of self and others and to care about the world in which we live.
To further establish our distinctive Christian ethos, to embed good behaviour, and to educate our children to become thinking, confident, responsible and caring individuals, we have introduced a values-based education programme. Values-based education helps everyone in the school, adults and children, to understand, reflect on, think deeply about and become the living embodiment of a series of Christian values which will stand them in good stead for the rest of their lives. Research has shown that successful values based schools are not only happy places to be but they also have a calm and reflective atmosphere where the values permeate all aspects of school life and lead to raised standards in teaching and learning, and behaviour.
As well as finding information about our school and curriculum on this site, we do hope that you will gain a sense of the school’s mission to care for and work to the highest possible standard to enable the children in our care to flourish, to enjoy learning and to grow into responsible individuals.
We hope that you find the resources and links on the site useful. We look forward to working in partnership with you to ensure we continue to provide a happy environment conducive to achieving success for all.
Mandy Reddick & Alison Barden
Federation Headteacher & Head of School
The staff and governors are very pleased to be able to say that during our last Ofsted inspection, the school, once again, received a rating of “good” from the inspector.