Our Values

Ibstone is a Voluntary Aided (VA) Church of England Primary School. A voluntary aided school is a state-funded school in which a foundation or trust (usually a Christian denomination) has substantial influence in the running of the school.

 

Our School's Core Christian Values are:

  • Love
  • Courage
  • Respect
  • Community
  • Perseverance

 

How do our school’s Christian Values reflect the distinctive Christian character of our school?

Jesus said “the most important commandment of all is this... Love the Lord your God with all your heart... you shall love your neighbour as yourself”.  Mark 12:30-31

 

Value

Chosen Bible stories to illustrate the value

Love

The Prodigal Son: Luke 15: 11-32
The Lost Sheep
Jonah and the Whale

Courage

The Easter Story
David and Goliath 
Esther

Respect

The parable of the Two Sons
The story of Ruth 

Community

The Good Samaritan: Luke 10: 25-37 
Jesus washes his Disciples feet
Feeding of the 5000
The story of Joseph

Perseverance

The Healing of the Paraplegic Man: Mark 2 1:10
The House on the Rock
Daniel in the Lion’s Den

 

Value

Examples of our actions – “I will…” statements

Compassion

When someone is hurting I will choose to care even if they are not my friend.

Hope

I will be patient and persevere. 

Thankfulness

I will be thankful for God’s love and care.

Friendship

I know that I always have a friend in Jesus so I will be a good friend to others.

Love

I know that I am unique and loved by God so I shall love and respect others.

 

We treat everyone with COMPASSION
We embrace HOPE for today and for the future
We are THANKFUL for our God and his daily blessings
We celebrate our FRIENDSHIP with Jesus and with one another
We live in LOVE as those who are loved by God and called to love one another

You will find more information in our British Values Statement.

You do not need to be a Christian or of any faith to attend this school. Please read our Admissions Policy for further details on admissions to the school.

Ibstone C E Infant School
Ibstone, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14 3XZ
01491 638281