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Joshua 1:9 New International Version (NIV)

9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

St. Issey C of E school is a place of learning, laughter and fun. We support academic achievement and personal development, by offering our children access to a wide curriculum rooted in an extensive range of stimulating experiences that challenge them to reach their potential, cultivating their love for learning, resilience and self worth.

Through our school vision of ‘Be strong and courageous’ and our school values; Hope, Dignity, Community and Wisdom we encourage our staff, parents and community to work collaboratively to support the children in pursuit of high standards within a happy, loving and supportive environment, in the spirit of the school’s Christian foundation.





To use knowledge to work hard and complete tasks to the best of our ability.

To the person who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

To seek good things to achieve and to plan so that you can attain your goals.

But, those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength, they will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary.

Isaiah 40:21

To respect yourself and all others to achieve a healthy and fulfilling life and make a positive contribution to society.

Jesus said, ‘You shall love the Lord your God… and love your neighbour as yourself’

  1. Mark 12:29-31

To respond to challenges together for the common good with confidence and enthusiasm.

So in Christ, though we are many, we are one body and each member belongs to all others.

Romans 12:5