Our school motto here at Richard Crosse and across our MAT is 'Believe and Achieve'. This encourages our children to not only believe in themselves but also to understand and be respectful of Christian beliefs in God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Through this faith in themselves and God, we believe all of our children can fulfil their potential.
Our Christian Vision
At Richard Crosse, we believe that Christian principles are at the heart of everything we do as a school. We enable our children to grow up in a school underpinned by the Christian values of love, friendship and respect. These values are the core for all we do at Richard Crosse. We believe these key Christian values empower our children to thrive. The scriptures of Philippians provide the basis for our motto and why we believe our children gain strength and can flourish under the teachings of the Christian faith.
Scripture: 'I can do everything through Him who gives me strength' (Philippians 4:13)
Under our overarching motto 'Believe and Achieve' our values are scaffolded through the Christian values of Love, Respect and Friendship. We aim to provide a Christian environment, which develops the children's spiritual understanding. Alongside these core values we ready our children for life through key learning tools such as resilience, perseverance, teamwork and leadership. By using these tools and values, we strive for our children to become life-long learners, fostering a sense of curiosity, excitement and passion for everything they experience and do.
In an ever-changing and demanding world our mission is to allow our children to identify all the different types of 'strength' they have within them, strength which is identified by and supported by the teachings of God and Jesus, to flourish and fulfil their God given potential. We believe our job is to facilitate this through our key Christian values and our curriculum intent. Helping children to understand the importance of being good citizens and adults of the future and stewards of the Earth. Our mission is to embed these qualities in our curriculum and the day-to-day experiences we give our children. By developing their characters; encouraging respect and inclusivity and teaching them to forgive, be courageous and aspirational we know our children will be equipped for their lives ahead. We value their mental health; recognising that in order to run and not grow weary they need to have a sense of community, hope and aspiration for their futures and a desire to grow in the image of God.