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Highfield St. Matthew's
Church of England Primary School

LDST Values and Ethos

Our Vision, Purpose and Core Values


Learn, Love and Achieve, Together with Jesus


Our Purpose


Working together with our school communities, providing an excellent education and life-enhancing relationships with the Christian faith and Jesus Christ.


We do this through:


  • Being a family of schools that is committed to well-being and supporting each other, so that all children, learners and staff across our Trust, flourish.
  • Connecting with each other to share practice and provide an excellent education that is  built on distinctly Christian values.
  • A commitment to inclusion, ensuring that all learners thrive through an education that teaches wisdom, instils hope, nurtures community and embeds dignity and respect.
  • Strong bonds of collaboration, innovative approaches to education and a shared purpose amongst schools, families and communities.


Our Vision


As a Diocesan Trust, our Christian values are intrinsically linked to our commitment to provide an innovative, high quality education, so that children and learners make excellent progress and fulfil their academic potential, by ensuring that:


  • We live out our Christian values to develop future citizens who can contribute positively to a caring, compassionate nation

  • We share a Trust-wide commitment to providing an education that enables children and learners to flourish and achieve - academically spiritually, morally, socially, culturally, physically

  • We celebrate diversity, address inequality, overcome disadvantage and raise aspirations so that learners can achieve their highest academic potential.

  • Access to an inspirational curriculum and excellent teaching enables our children to acquire a deep body of knowledge and a zest for life-long learning

  • Our schools  can thrive under outstanding local leadership, accountable to the Executive team and Board of Directors

  • We identify talents and provide opportunities for staff to develop, pursue career developments and contribute significantly to wider improvements

  • We maintain a strong emphasis on safeguarding and the mental health and well-being of all our pupils and staff

  • Our schools are self-sustaininginclusive learning communities of professionals who connect and collaborate to share best practice and innovative approaches rooted in informed evidence

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Contact Us

Billinge Road,
Wigan, Liverpool, WN3 6BL

Telephone: 01942 747818