St John's is a Church of England school which serves its community. staff and students and recognises and celebrates the multi-cultural, multi faith and ever-changing nature of the United Kingdom. We also understand our role in ensuring groups or individuals are not subjected to intimidation or radicalisation by those wishing to unduly, or illegally, influence them.
Our school accepts admissions from all those entitled to an education under British law, including students of all faiths or none. We promote equal opportunities, and do not discriminate against any individual or group, regardless of faith, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, political views or financial status.
The Government emphasises that schools are required to ensure that key ‘British Values’ are taught in all UK schools, setting out its definition of British values in the ‘Prevent Strategy’:
• The rule of law
• Individual liberty
• Mutual respect
• Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs
We include these with our core school christian values of:
These values are the core of our school and underpin our curriculum and extra-curricular activities.