‘With Love We Grow’

Mission and Values

Our Motto
With God's love we grow


Our Mission
At St Joseph’s, we work, learn and grow together in God’s love

Parental Feedback Summer 2023

'The values that work with the mssion statement are strongly evident in the approach to teaching and learning. Furthermore, my child is happy and safe at school largely becuase all staff live out the school mission and values in thier approach to nurture and behaviour.'

'Keep up the lovely caring and Catholic ethos that is strongly evident throughout school.' 

"***** loves coming to school and that is thanks to all at St Joseph's"

"******* loves school and learning. He always asks to do more learning at home, showing the positive attitude that school has instilled in him" 

""**** has grown in confidence thanks to the kind and nurturing encouragement"

Together we will...
Grow and share in God’s love

  • Respect and promote spirituality through cross curricular visits, links and visitors
  • Provide opportunities for quality collective worship
  • Enable our pupils to acquire an excellent  religious education through a creative  programme of study
  • Recognise and promote positive role models  by celebrating the achievements of pupils, stakeholders and members of the wider community, past and present
  • Promote a safe, welcoming and sharing community with an ‘open-door’ approach

Create a partnership where everyone works together

  • Build positive relationships through effective communication with parents, carers and other stakeholders
  • Develop positive links between school and the parish community
  • Develop our responsibilities as citizens in the local , national and global community through  active participation, awareness  and fund raising
  • Learn to understand and respect other faiths, beliefs and cultures
  • Use our talents to enrich the lives of others


Provide an enriching education for all

  • Ensure effective planning and delivery of a rich variety of learning experiences
  • Provide a challenging, differentiated and inclusive curriculum , recognising the needs of all pupils, whatever their abilities
  • Inform and enrich future teaching and learning through effective assessment, monitoring and evaluation
  • Provide opportunities for all pupils and stakeholders to develop their gifts, skills and  talents
  • Celebrate achievement to motivate and encourage everyone to achieve their best

This is how we live our mission:
We are gentle
Non-violence; peace; prayer; holiness; dignity; tolerance of different faiths and beliefs

We are kind
Service of neighbour; compassion; sacrifice; partnership; solidarity; example of Jesus

We are honest
Truth; integrity; trust; individual liberty; rule of law

We are respectful
Humility; truth; honesty; dignity; politeness; keeping healthy; stewardship; sustainability; mutual respect; tolerance of different faiths and beliefs; global citizenship

We forgive
Reconciliation; compassion; justice; mercy; love of Jesus; empathy; prayer; mutual respect

We are full of joy
Positivity; recognition of excellence; sharing and celebrating success; holiness; love of Jesus; prayer; solidarity

We have hope 

Courage; perserverance; determination; resilience; prayer; self belief; excellence; solidarity; commitment; sacrifice of Jesus; confidence; aspiration 

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St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Rothwell Road, Anderton, Chorley, Lancashire PR6 9LZ

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