Core Values

At Woodley CofE our vision is brought to life through our Core Values. They underpin all that we do in school and help our children flourish and help others.



Autumn 1  LOVE

Themes: Love, Generous, Compassion, Care

 1 John 4 v 7

“Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God”.


Autumn 2  PEACE

Themes: Peace, Hope, Quiet, Harmony

 Romans 15v 13

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit”.


Spring 1  TRUTH

Themes: Truth, Trust, Honest, Thoughtful, Wisdom

 1 John 3 v 18

“Dear children, let’s not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth though our actions”.


Spring 2  FREEDOM 

Themes: Freedom, Rule of Law, Justice, Democracy

 2 Corinthians 3v 17

“For the Lord is the spirit, and wherever the spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom”. 


Summer 1 RESPECT 

Themes: Respect, Thankful, Mutual, Community, Dignity

 Matthew 7v 12

“Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you. This is the essence of all that is taught in the law of the prophets.”



Themes: Friendship, Service, Forgive, Unity, Close 

 Colossians 3v 12

“Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you”. 

Our shining Brightly awards, recognise when children demonstrate these values in our school community.