Vision, Ethos and Aims

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Vision, Ethos and Aims 2020-06-30T15:51:01+01:00

Small steps to big dreams!

‘The kingdom of God is like a mustard seed, the tiniest seed you can sow. But after that seed is planted, it grows into the largest plant in the garden, a plant so big that birds can build their nests in the shade of its branches’ 

Mark 4:30-32


We aim to provide educational excellence inspired by the world around us. To develop curious, responsible and confident learners within a caring community, in partnership with our families, upholding our Christian values

Ethos & Mission Statement

Clearwater Church of England Primary Academy will: Recognising its foundation and preserving and developing its religious character in accordance with the principles of the Church of England and in partnership with the Church at Parish and Diocesan level,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.


  • To equip the children with the skills to learn academically, vocationally, socially and spiritually and to take responsibility for their learning and actions

    What you will see: Children problem solving, being inquisitive, curious and hard working with the ability to keep trying when things get difficult

  • To provide a stimulating, high quality curriculum which is fully inclusive and enables achievement and enjoyment for all

    What you will see: Children actively engaged, questioning, building friendships with a ‘can do’ attitude. Children making the most of a wealth of opportunities. Children are prepared to take on challenges and learn from them, increasing their abilities and achievements

  • To provide a safe, happy and healthy environment in which children are encouraged to adopt a healthy lifestyle

    What you will see: Cheerful children able to make decisions that positively affect their lives. Children who are able to explain their choices and the positive impact these choices will make

  • To create a welcoming school community, in which all families are encouraged to play an active role in their child’s education

    What you will see: A school community that has respectful, welcoming relationships between pupils, their families and staff. Where the views of parents are sought, feedback is valued and all decisions have children at the heart

  • To encourage all pupils to make a valuable contribution to the school, local and wider communities

    What you will see: Children who are enthusiastic, committed to supporting one another in a variety of ways. Children who are full of ideas about how they can contribute to both the school and the wider community with the confidence to act

  • To develop respect and consideration for the beliefs, differences and ways of life of everyone involved in the school

    What you will see: Children who have respectful positive relationships with one another. Who treat each other fairly, with compassion and understanding and enjoy one another’s company

  • To enable children to explore and discuss faith and worship, working from a Christian foundation, in the context of a multi-faith society

    What you will see: Children who enjoy finding out about the similarities and differences between their faith and the faiths of their friends and who use their strong Christian foundation to decide how to behave