Our Vision and Values

Here at Austrey C of E school we are proud to be part of the Birmingham Diocesan Multi-Academy Trust (BDMAT). The Trust recognises that the future for schools lies in formal collaborations; schools working together, in partnership, to offer life in all its fullness for the young people who attend them. Church schools have a very distinctive purpose: Education is taught in an environment where there is a set of values and ways of behaving that stem from and express the Christian foundation of the school. Our schools are about providing an education within a Christian framework for children of the local community of any faith or none; Our Trust seeks to provide a place where church schools and non-church schools who support our philosophy can continue to provide high quality education, knowing that their distinctive ethos will be protected into the future. For more information about the BDMAT mission statement, vision and values please visit https://bdmatschools.com/about/our-vision-and-ethos/

“Spirituality is the opening of hearts and minds through reflection and questioning of the world which lifts the soul and makes the heart sing. For some, it will be experienced through faith and worship.”

Developing Spirituality in our curriculum

Intentional opportunities for Spiritual Development

How we teach our children to respect our environment and be Stewards of the Earth

Our Christian Vision:

Becoming the person God made me to be: living, learning, loving.

“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made” Psalm 139:14

Created to be like God, we are all individual, different, and precious. As school families, we treat everyone with dignity, seeing each person as a vital stroke in the creation of the masterpiece which is our school community. We love and welcome everyone, supporting them in the ups and downs of life and giving them hope for a bright future in their lives and learning. Living like Jesus, we think and act with generous and forgiving hearts in the strategic and day to day life of the schools, so that everyone can flourish. Trusting in God and the teaching of the bible, we are building a culture of trust in which everyone can feel safe; confident that their spiritual, emotional and academic needs will be met and that their uniqueness will contribute to the unity and wholeness of and Austrey Church of England Primary School.

​Our Christian Values:

The Widow’s Mite

whoever sows generously will also reap generously”

Corinthians 9:6

GENEROSITY

“God says, I know what I am doing. I have it all planned out; plans to take care of you, not abandon you.; plans to give you the future you hope for.”

Jeremiah 29:11

HOPE

The Risen Jesus Meets Mary

“For if you forgive other people for their offences, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.”

Matthew 6:14

FORGIVENESS

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so you may overflow with hope”

Romans 15:13

TRUST

Jesus Meets the Children

“You are blessed when you are content with just who you are – no more – no less”

Matthew 5:5

DIGNITY

Share the work and share the wealth. And if one falls down – the other helps”

 Ecclesiastes 4:9

COMMUNITY

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