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Colsterworth as a Church of England School

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At Colsterworth Church of England Primary School, we provide a safe and stimulating environment where all can flourish as children of God. Core Christian values permeate all aspects of school life and the children live out these values in all that they do.  Each term has a different Christian Value as a focus, and the children take great pride in demonstrating how they are able to live out this value.


We have a vision of a community in which each person is offered the opportunity to fulfil their potential and to understand themselves to be valued for who they are. Through a stimulating and challenging learning environment, we pursue academic excellence and seek the flourishing of all members of the school community. As an inclusive and caring church school, our commitment is to help pupils become thoughtful, open-minded and compassionate human beings who have the knowledge, skills and motivation they need to bring about positive transformation in the world.

“Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as you ever can.”         John Wesley


Collective Worship takes place daily and contributes significantly towards children's spiritual development.  Spirituality is valued and scope for reflection is provided both within the RE curriculum and throughout the school.  This deepens the children's spiritual, moral, social and cultural development (SMSC).

We have close links with our own village church whilst also visiting and learning about festivals of other faiths and religions.  We visit St John The Baptist Church to celebrate Christian festivals and Reverend Neil from the Church frequently visits school and leads our Collective Worship.


Our Christian Values are:


Creation and Respect & Reverence



Friendship and Peace



Perseverance and Courage



Forgiveness and Compassion



Trust and Hope



Thankfulness and Humility




"Those who know your name trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you."

                                                                                                       (Psalm 9:10) 


"LORD Almighty, blessed is the one who trusts in you."

                                                                                                        (Psalm 84:12)


"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."

                                                                                                       (Romans 15:13)