Our Church of England Status
Flore Church of England School is a Voluntary Controlled Primary School and, recognising its historic foundation, the school will preserve and develop its religious character in accordance with the principles of the Church of England.
This includes respecting other faiths and working in partnership with the church in Flore and at diocesan level.
Our School Vision and our Aims
Taking footsteps in learning, building on the foundations of faith, for all our futures.
This is linked to the story of the wise and foolish builders, Matthew 7 24-2, and builds on the 12 Christian values which we explore every two years, taking a new value each half term.
Our Church of England School works in partnership with parents, our local church and the wider Diocese to nurture confident and responsible children who respect other faiths and adopt positive roles in the community.
We encourage all our children:
- To become confident, generous and independent
- To be well-behaved, polite and proud of their school
- To be kind, caring and respectful, to co-operate well and be good citizens
- To demonstrate Christian values in their actions
- To be prepared for life in modern Britain
- To be creative, with a love for learning and to become lifelong learners
- To discover, nurture and use their talents
- To achieve their full potential
- Values each child as an individual
- Delivers a broad and balanced curriculum
- Uses the arts to enable all children to express themselves
- Involves stakeholders throughout our community in the long-term vision for the school
- Recognises and values its place within our wider community
- Is innovative, progressive and forward thinking
- Works with our schools to share good practice and develop the expertise of our staff
Our Links with the Church
The school has strong links with All Saints Church in Flore. Rev'd Stephen Burrow supports our school well. He is our Foundation Governor. The Flore Christian Partnership, comprising of all the local churches, they support the school by leading Collective Worship once a month. The school actively promotes the monthly “Messy Church” initiative at All Saints and many children and their wider families attend. A number of school families are regular church-goers. Significant events in the liturgical year are celebrated in church and our children feel at ease there.
Collective Worship is a daily act of worship that brings the school community together. It is distinctively Christian and promotes the spiritual development of all.
Collective Worship is carefully planned to reflect our school's vision and values; British Values and current society; Biblical stories and texts, and celebrate what is wonderful at our school. Our acts of worship are conducted in a range of ways. further details of this can be found in our Collective Worship Policy.
The Avenue, Flore, Northamptonshire, NN7 4LZ