Catherine Junior School

Together, we can do it!

Values & Ethos

Our Intent

Our curriculum is designed to provide, through inspiring and engaging experiences, the knowledge and skills to become independent, life-long learners.


Aims of the School

At Catherine Junior School we encourage children to:

  • achieve high standards of learning and presentation
  • be independent learners
  • be confident, both socially and personally
  • express themselves clearly and imaginatively in a variety of ways
  • to explore and experiment, applying knowledge gained
  • find pleasure and satisfaction in their school life
  • recognise and value their own achievements and those of others
  • celebrate life and show awareness and respect for their own and other cultures/religions



At Catherine Junior School we are:


  • Resilient
  • Valued
  • Motivated
  • Collaborative
  • Respectful
  • Enthusiastic
  • Supportive
  • Thoughtful

Resilient: Even when we find learning a challenge we persevere until we achieve our goal.

Valued: Every member of our school community is valued for their culture, religion and beliefs.

Motivated: We enjoy coming to school and we want to learn.

Collaborative: We work together as part of a team; together we can achieve so much more.

Respectful: We are proud of our school and its’ community, so we show respect for everyone and everything.

Enthusiastic: We are keen to learn and this is shown by our involvement in lessons and our wonderful books.

Supportive: We help and support everyone in our school to achieve their best in everything they do.

Thoughtful: We think about our words and actions before we express them, to ensure that we are always kind.