OUR MISSION STATEMENT
am the light of the world, whoever follows me will have the light
life and will never walk in darkness.” (John 8.v12)
recognising that we are all made in the image and likeness of God we seek to
promote the growth towards wholeness of all those who share in the life of our
member of our community is unique and has individual gifts and needs. We
affirm the diversity of each member. We seek to strengthen relationships
through mutual tolerance, respect and understanding.
staff, priests, parents, governors and children will work in partnership with
each other to build a Catholic community of worship. Through assemblies,
religious lessons, class and school masses we will have the opportunity to
celebrate God’s love, as a family, in an atmosphere of forgiveness,
tolerance and mutual support.
curriculum in all its aspects has Christ at the centre. It should be planned
as an enabling framework in which all pupils have the opportunity to develop
their potential to the full within all areas of experience and especially the
spiritual. This will be ensured by the respect shown by the teachers and
pupils for the appropriate truths and conclusions relevant to each curriculum
wish to acknowledge that the quality of life for each of our children is
enriched by the quality of the relationships between home, school, parish and
the wider community. We recognise that it is the responsibility of each of us,
to ensure that theinterdependence of home, school, parish and the wider
community is constantly nurtured, refreshed and sustained.
of the Mission Statement
all members of our school community to serve others in the name of Our Lord
and so foster a family atmosphere and caring Christian environment.
sustain and develop the unique relationship between home, school and parish.
develop prayer, worship and liturgy as real spiritual and educational
affirm and build upon individual and collective faith within our school
community in accordance with the Roman Catholic faith.
sustain and develop our management and organisation and so build efficient
communication throughout all sections of the school community.
maintain and develop a broad and balanced curriculum which is placed within a
Catholic setting and has regard to legislation.
develop self worth and self-discipline and so foster an attitude of love and
respect towards others and our environment.
promote the development of all sections of our school community and
individuals therein, through identification of needs.
maintains in so far as is possible a physical environment which is
stimulating, safe and comfortable.
use all our resources to the best of our ability in the achieving of our
Mission of the School
Osmund and Andrew’s is within the network of Catholic schools in the Salford
Diocese and is primarily intended for the children of St Osmund’s Parish.
school, in partnership with the clergy and parents, is committed to the
development of the whole child by fostering in a supportive, Catholic
atmosphere, spiritual, emotional, intellectual, physical, moral and social
strives to nurture the Christian values of love and respect for others in the
school, parish, local and world communities.