Old Sodbury Church Of England Primary "Let your light shine" Matthew 5:16

       "Let your light shine"   Matthew 5:16 

Old Sodbury CE VC Primary       

Ethos committee

The Ethos committee at Old Sodbury CE School work very hard to maintain and improve the school's Christian distinctiveness. There are members of the governing body (foundation governors), parents and church representatives on this committee. As we are a Church school we have to continue to work to improve our links with the church and consider regularly our Christian school values and school ethos.    



                                                                 COURAGE  Courage to try new things, take risks and use imagination and creativity through the promotion of our arts, forest and STEM curriculum.
                          COMPASSION Compassion and a desire to act to make a difference, to empathise with the feelings and actions of others through the promotion of our PSHE, RE  curriculum, charity and family support work.
                          FORGIVENESS  To be united together in friendship in a partnership of shared experiences, talents, interests and enthusiasms through the promotion of our schools alliance, sport and enrichment curriculum. Strengthening friendships with our local and global community through the promotion of our work with the church and dementia care.
                          FRIENDSHIP  An understanding that with forgiveness comes the power to change the future. Recognising consequences of actions and behaviours through the promotion of our thrive, ELSA, sand tray and nurture curriculum.



Mission Statement:

Old Sodbury CE Primary School aims to provide every pupil and member of our wider school community with an experience of Christian life and worship, fostering respect, attitudes of tolerance, care and forgiveness through our school values. We seek to celebrate our children's individuality and provide them with a safe, supportive and happy place within which to thrive and develop with a deeper knowledge and understanding of God's love for them.


Current committee members:   2019/2020

 Brenda Cordy Foundation governor 
Rev David Powe  Foundation governor 
Emma Cordy-Rugman Parent representative
Bernice Webber-Brown Headteacher
Rev David Bowers Vicar
Joy Fussell Church representative 
Trish Gainey Chair of governors