Our Vision and Values

Ellingham C of E Primary School: Vision and Values



The school was established in 1857 "for the education of poor persons of the parish of Ellingham according to the principles of the Church of England." This provides the school with a sense of history, tradition and community with St Maurice's Church, Ellingham.



‘A small school with a big heart!’  - a Christ centred community where each person can become who God intended them to be.


This is founded in the commandments:

Luke 10:27

‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul and all your strength and all your mind;’ and ‘Love your neighbour as yourself.’


*        We endeavour to develop the potential of each and every child to achieve life in all its fullness, through an engaging, enquiry based curriculum of the highest quality.

*        To live well together with community and church, so that all can flourish.

*        To foster curiosity and delight in learning; developing confidence, resilience and wisdom.

*        As a small school, to know, value and support each person as a unique individual of inherent worth.

*        To develop and nurture the spirituality of each person and to encourage, in all a desire to serve others.

*        To open our hearts to others so each may grow in their knowledge of themselves, and their value as a global citizen.


In Ellingham School, we aim to live through the following values which reflect our Christian vision:

Compassion, Endurance, Justice, Service, Stewardship, Reverence and Wisdom