Our shared values help to to steer the actions of everyone in our school community: children, parents, staff and governors.


Respect means that everyone

  • Values all members of the school community
  • Respects themselves, each other and the environment
  • Displays good manners at all times
  • Displays tolerance of others with different points of view and beliefs
  • Shows respect for the school buildings, facilities and surrounding environment






Effort means that everyone

  • Always aspires to try their very best
  • Is proud of personal achievement
  • Sets standards and personal goals for improvement
  • Makes best use of talents, time and resources


Teamwork means that everyone

  • Becomes an active part of the school
  • Offers friendship through empathy, forgiveness and compassion
  • Understands and works to others’ strengths and weaknesses
  • Accepts and considers others, when appropriate agree to disagree




Humility means that everyone

  • Is clear about our values and maintains them
  • Understands the importance of working with others in order to achieve individual and team success
  • Celebrates our differences and recognises that we are all of equal worth

Erpingham VC Core Christian Values

At the heart of our caring community, we aim to promote a positive Christian ethos based on our four core values of love, friendship, courage and respect. We are passionate about nurturing the whole child through our creative environment with equal emphasis on the spiritual, moral, intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of all.

Love – we are all God’s children and come together in school to love and care for one other

Friendship – we make deep friendships  based on generosity, forgiveness and compassion

Courage – we take on challenges bravely because we have hope and self-belief

Respect – we understand that we are all different and we listen to others with humility and tolerance