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Our Christian School Ethos and Values

Holy Trinity is a voluntary aided Church of England primary school in the heart of the Sunningdale community.  We have a close relationship with the nearby Holy Trinity Church and members of the village community.  Our school falls under the  Oxford Diocese and we work with them to ensure our school meets the needs of all learners under the Christian faith and ethos of the school. 



SIAMS – Church Inspection of Schools

What is SIAMS and What do they do?


The National Society's Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS) framework is used in all Section 48 inspections of Church of England schools and in the denominational inspection of academies. 


The principal objective of SIAMS inspection is to evaluate the distinctiveness and effectiveness of the school as a church school.

Towards this objective, inspectors seek answers to four key questions.

  • How well does the school, through its distinctive Christian character, meet the needs of all learners?
  • What is the impact of collective worship on the school community?
  • How effective is the Religious Education? (in VA schools and academies)
  • How effective are the leadership and management of the school as a church school?


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School Mantra

Believe. Achieve. Inspire.'

Ethos Statement

“Recognising its historic foundation, the school will preserve and develop its religious character in accordance with the principles of the Church of England and in partnership with the Church at parish and diocesan level.   The school aims to serve its community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice. It encourages an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith, and promotes Christian values through the experience it offers to all its pupils.”

School Values

  • We value the unique gifts and potential of every person
  • We value working together and including everyone
  • We value keeping safe, happy and healthy
  • We value our trust in God through the Christian faith
  • We value our school buildings, grounds and equipment

School Aims and Mission

At Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School our aims are to;

  • enable every individual regardless of ability to achieve their full potential in a safe learning environment

  • develop spiritual, confident, independent learners

  • grow lifelong learners who make a positive contribution to society

  • show mutual respect and tolerance for social, spiritual and cultural diversity

School Vision Statement

Holy Trinity CE Primary School will provide the highest quality of teaching and learning for all our children. We seek a Christian environment that is open, stimulating, safe and caring. We value each individual and encourage attitudes of self-respect, responsibility and tolerance. We foster the wonder and enjoyment of discovery and teach our children to learn.