Values & Ethos

Our vision at St Oswald’s is to create a vibrant, caring school community in which every child can achieve their learning potential, develop their unique talents and become the very best they can be in preparation for the next stage in their lives.

 Our school aims:


  • To create a happy, friendly and supportive environment in which every child can fully develop spiritually, intellectually and socially.  


  • To provide a calm, safe and stimulating environment for every child to thrive, learn and feel valued.


  • To help every child develop in their journey of faith, ensuring that the Gospel values of love, trust, forgiveness, respect and grace are at the centre of everything we do. 


  • To deliver the highest academic standards by providing a range of exciting opportunities and experiences within a rich, innovative and engaging curriculum. 


  • To ensure all staff have the opportunity for ongoing professional development to deliver consistently high quality teaching and drive improvement throughout the school.   


  • To promote the physical and emotional wellbeing of children and staff at all times.


  • To work in partnership with families, staff, governors and the parish to foster an inclusive family ethos with a caring, nurturing and welcoming atmosphere that gives everyone a sense of belonging within St Oswald’s School.



“At St Oswald’s, we aim to promote a learning community based on the Gospel values of love, trust and respect where the achievements of everyone are recognised and celebrated. 

Living, Learning and Loving together with Christ.”