Aims and Mission
St. Edmund’s is a Catholic School established to serve the needs of the community within the parish of Holy Trinity Worsley. The school is conducted in accordance with the rites and practises of the Catholic Church and embraces a philosophy of life and education which is Christ centred. This philosophy is based on our love of one another.
Our Mission is to share the Word of God and encourage children to follow in the footsteps of Jesus. Our mission statement is known by our school community and is a daily reminder of who we are and what we value.
We are a family,
Where God is at the heart of everything we do;
Where everyone is welcomed;
Where everyone is loved, respected and cared for;
And where everyone is helped to achieve their very best.
Our school mission statement is at the heart of our teaching and guides our actions. All in our school community know and understand its importance. It sits at the centre of our Governing Board development plan and is our focus for school improvement. We prioritise Catholic social teaching and putting our faith into action.
All children have the opportunity during their time at St Edmund’s to put their Faith into Action by taking part in charitable work. Pupils are given the opportunity to give their time in support of others or to contribute in other ways. The messages from Laudato Si are at the core of our intentions and much of our current work is in support of the environment.
We seek to ensure that pupils embrace their Catholic identity and their call to serve others. We aim for our community to be active missionaries who make a difference to the world around them. We strive for our pupils to have a clear understanding of what we can do to follow the teaching of Jesus as expressed in the Gospels and the social teaching of the church. We want to provide as many opportunities as possible for our children to take responsibility to care for our common home and those who live within it.
Love - We aim to foster a love of God and recognise that we all have a calling to know and follow his ways. We aim to show love to each other just as we were taught by Jesus.
Respect – We aim to develop the skills, abilities and attitudes within our children which mirror Gospel teachings and make us fit stewards for God’s creation, respecting all in our world.
Care - We aim to foster an attitude of positivity and kindness which begins with self and extends care around and beyond and to foster a giving nature which is inspired by Gospel teaching and extends by way of prayer and practical means.
Learning - We aim to foster a love of learning in all subject areas that leads to a fulfilment of potential for each one of us and helps us uncover and develop our God-given talents.