Ethos and Mission

Together we nurture values for life grounded in the Christian faith.

Together we develop a love of learning.

Together we do our best and celebrate all that we achieve.

Together we promote our physical, social and spiritual health and well-being.

Together we embrace the challenges of today and prepare for the future.

Together we promote an active partnership with the wider community.

Working together to uphold the B.E.C.O.M.E. values.

B.E.C.O.M.E. Values

Bravery - ‘we take on new challenges’ ‘we have the confidence to have a go.’

Energy - ‘we work hard on task’ ‘we listen well and ask questions.’

Creativity - ‘we come up with our own ideas’ ‘we find different ways of doing things.’

Openness - ‘we work well with others’ ‘we share ideas’ ‘we care for one another.’

Motivation - ‘we look for ways to improve our work’ ‘we look for opportunities to learn more.’

Empowerment - ‘we are confident in using new skills and knowledge’ ‘we show leadership in school.’

Governing Body Ethos

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.

Oldham, Henshaw and Church of England Educational Trust

The aim of the Trust is the promotion of Gods Kingdom through the provision of Primary and Secondary Schools where the faith and worship of the Church of England can be taught and practised and the children brought to Confirmation and worshipping membership of the Church.  St Margaret's school is part of this trust and we work together to achieve our common aim.