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St John's Mead

Church of England Primary School

‘Valuing Effort, Valuing Others, Valuing Self’

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From the Head Teacher,
Mrs Nicola Berry


Welcome to St John’s Mead CEVC Primary website, we hope you enjoy finding out about our school. We are fortunate in having a primary school with 11 classes and a nursery class that takes children from the age of 3; all located in wonderful, spacious grounds in the popular market town of Chipping Sodbury. Our school achieves high academic results and yet we pride ourselves on focusing upon the whole child, recognising the need for creativity; children to consider themselves learners and members of the whole society.


St John’s Mead is a vibrant learning community where all our members strive to make the school the best that it can be. We have strong links with the local church and our dedicated PTA ensures events throughout the year provide opportunities to enjoy each others’ company and raise additional funds for the school. We also take safe guarding children extremely seriously and precautions are in place to ensure that our children are safe ranging from the physical environment to stringent recruitment procedures.


To find out more about our school have a look at the latest PTA and news items, read the current school council minutes or peruse the newsletters. Nothing however beats visiting in person to see if this school feels the right one for your child. We are very proud of our school and visitors are always welcome; contact Hannah or Anne in the office to arrange a convenient time.


Please scroll down to see our school vision statement firmly embedded in our school motto, 'Valuing Effort, Valuing Others, Valuing Self'.


Nicola Berry



Our School Vision


Valuing Effort, Valuing Others, Valuing Self.’


  • Valuing Effort


All children to aspire to succeed and achieve in every area of the curriculum and understand, use and apply what they have learnt so that they develop a foundation for a life long love of learning.


  • Valuing Others


Everyone is supported and celebrated as learners.


Recognising all achievements academic and non-academic and celebrating individual strengths.

All members of our school community will be nurtured, valued and supported to achieve their best academically, socially, morally, spiritually & culturally; embracing Christian values.


  • Valuing Self


All learners respect themselves, their school and their local and wider communities.

The school provides a safe and stimulating learning environment.


All children are provided with the life skills to build resilience in order to thrive and grow during and beyond primary school.