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Our Vision and Values

I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.   John 10:10



St Andrew's CE Primary - a school family where everyone thrives in every way.


Church Statement


St Andrew’s is a Church of England Primary School in the Diocese of Exeter.  

Recognising its historic foundation the school strives to preserve and develop its religious character in accordance with the principles and practice of the Church of England and in partnership with The Minster Church of St Andrew and the Diocese.  


Our Mission Statement  


Children are at the heart of all that we do. Our school provides a happy atmosphere within a Christian framework in which children can flourish and live life to the full. Together we build solid foundations for futures through nurturing and fostering a safe, loving environment.

Our children positively understand their worth and potential; are reflective and resilient; develop skills and enthusiasm for lifelong learning; and gain a positive experience and understanding of Christianity.


The highest of expectations ensure our commitment to maintain and build upon outstanding outcomes for all of our children. Our values drive the curriculum experience that we offer our children.  Our environment is one in which children’s contributions and children as individuals are valued and respected.  

Our school is a productive, stimulating and rich learning environment in which children and staff experience equal opportunity in all things in order that their true potential is realised.


Our Core Christian Values are Love, Honesty, Understanding, Friendship, Trust and Respect. We:


  Provide a welcoming, happy and secure school environment  


  Nurture partnerships between school, church, home and the wider community


  Make St Andrew’s a stimulating place to be, where lively and enquiring minds can be developed


  Live and experience Christian values which encourage and reward qualities such as honesty and kindness


  Provide opportunities for our children to acquire knowledge and skills through a rich and broad curriculum


  Encourage our children to appreciate their own and other cultures


  Identify talent, nurture ability and encourage effort in all our children


  Inspire and facilitate children’s learning for life, equipping them for a rapidly changing world


  See God in everyone