St John's Catholic Primary School, Poulton-le-Fylde

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7th July 20
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Mission, Values, Ethos

St John’s Catholic Primary School has Jesus and his teachings at its heart, enabling our faith to deepen in a community where minds are challenged and thoughts are grown; where children are loved and valued as individuals, and where the talents of all are nurtured and celebrated within a safe, happy and caring environment.


Intent of the School


  • To provide a Catholic setting in which all children can grow in understanding acquiring valuable skills, attitudes and values.
  • To foster a growth of commitment to the love and service of Christ through the teaching and practices of the Catholic Church.
  • To educate the whole child; assisting in the formation of happy, confident, caring, responsible citizens who know themselves and the world in which they live.
  • To shape today's children to meet tomorrow's challenges in an ever changing world.
  • To address the requirements of the National Curriculum by adequately resourcing curriculum areas and creating a wide range of learning opportunities.
  • To strive for the highest possible standards of behaviour and all-round achievement.

Our Mission Statement and Aims underpin every aspect of the ethos and values of day to day life in our school community.

St John’s is a voluntary aided Catholic School. The school offers a primary education to children aged 4-11 years who live in the parishes of: St John’s (Poulton-le-Fylde), St Martin de Porres (Carleton), English Martyrs’ (Poulton-le-Fylde), and St Francis (Hambleton).

Founded in 1868, St John’s is located in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire. The original school building is now a nursery.Th e present school building was opened in 1962 and has since been extensively extended, upgraded and modified to accommodate increasing numbers. The accommodation includes seven classrooms, a hall, large playgrounds, outdoor areas and a large field with a willow garden and an adventure playground.