Mission and Ethos

Deep Christian roots,

Nurturing strong growth,

Flourishing children.

 

Acorn Federation Mission Statement

 

We are Christian schools, at the heart of our communities, working together to enable children to grow creatively and to achieve their best in a happy and secure environment.

 

Aims

We are a Christian family at the heart of our community

We believe in a school founded on our core Christian values of love, peace, perseverance, friendship, good choices and celebrating life.

We believe in developing each child spiritually, morally and socially within a Christian context, helping each child to consider their own attitudes, values and beliefs.

We believe in forging a partnership with parents, the local parish and the wider community.

 

We celebrate good things

We believe children deserve a relevant, rich and challenging curriculum, which is carefully planned and well taught, so that they can experience success and learn to persevere.

We believe children should develop their creative abilities enabling them to have enquiring flexible minds.

We believe in celebrating the talents of each unique individual, who is created in God’s image, developing children’s self esteem and confidence.

 

We are all different

We believe in celebrating and valuing different cultures, beliefs and abilities, so that everyone is valued equally.

We believe that every child should achieve their full potential.

 

We aim high

We believe that children, staff  and governors should aspire to the highest possible standards in all aspects of school life.

 

We keep happy, healthy and safe

We believe that children are entitled to the very best learning experience we can offer in a secure, loving and respectful atmosphere.

 

Christian Values

As Christian schools, our core Christian values lie at the heart of all we do. They are;

  • Celebrating life
  • Good choices
  • Friendship
  • Perseverance
  • Peace
  • Love

Ethos Statement

Each school has its own distinctive ethos. Our ethos statement has been developed with our ethos committee made up of staff, children, governors and parents.

Please click the links below for details of the individual school's Worship and Ethos

Early Years Centre

 

Jurassic Coast Teaching Schools' Alliance

Uniform

From 1st April 2014, parents of both Mrs E's and Chardstock will be ordering the school uniform online from School Trends: