Welcome to Mellor St Mary CE Primary School
Through our Christian Faith, we acknowledge our responsibility to all, to enrich lives and show love and respect within our school family.
We believe in lifelong learning aiming to equip our children to live life today and for tomorrow rooted in Christian love.'
For with God nothing shall be impossible (Luke 1:37)
Our school is the church on the hill; the light that brings Jesus into the lives of all in our community.
Upon this rock I will build my church (Matthew 16:18)
Our core virtues follow the examples shown by Mary, from whom our school is named after:
Compassion (Galatians 6:2)
Help carry one another's burdens, and in this way you will obey the law of Christ.
To inspire children to show sympathy for others in school and for those in the local and global communities.
Courage (1 Corinthians 16:13-14)
Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love
To teach our children to face challenges, developing empathy, resilience and self-confidence, whilst standing up for what they believe is right for themselves and others.
Kindness (2 Corinthians 6:6)
By our purity, knowledge, patience, and kindness we have shown ourselves to be God's servants--by the Holy Spirit, by our true love.
To encourage our children to treat others as they would wish to be treated themselves and to care for all God has given us in creation.
Humility ( 1 Peter 3v8)
Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.
To foster a community where we are humble and no one is better than another.
Joy (1 Thessalonians 2:20 )
Indeed, you are our pride and our joy!
To develop a love of learning and celebrate all that God has given us: the physical world, our human potential and our spiritual calling.
Responsibility (Proverbs 22: 6 )
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
To teach our children to feel accountable to each other and to the world, considering the consequences of their actions in the short and long term.
Love (Colossians 3:14)
And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.
To develop love and hope, based on God’s love for all through Christ, and to develop friendships, welcoming supporting and loving each other, celebrating the gifts and talents of all.