As a Church school, our teaching encompasses our core Christian values of:
Courage, Peace, Thankfulness, Trust, Friendship and Hope
help our children to develop life skills: they understand how to be a good citizen, they understand the importance of kindness and they learn to face and overcome challenges that come their way. These are vital life skills that help prepare the children for success when they leave us at the end of year 6.
We are committed to providing an outstanding education for our children, and our curriculum has been developed so that it is Inspiring, Creative, Active and Nurturing. Please take a look at our curriculum pages to find out more detailed information about our exciting curriculum offer here at St Francis.
Our curriculum is enriched with a range of visits and visitors, and we aspire to build our children’s Cultural Capital by exposing them to range of experiences whilst at our school. Children have opportunities to den build, visit heritage sites, rock pool, experience water sports, camp overnight, go down into a mine, challenge themselves on an adventure residential, go to the theatre, visit a city outside of Cornwall, go to the Science Museum, visit a University, etc. These opportunities provide fun and memorable learning experiences, whilst demonstrating to our children all the opportunities that are afforded to them. The sky really is the limit and we want our children to leave us believing they can achieve.
At St Francis, we pride ourselves on our excellent relationships with our community and operate an open-door policy. If you would like to find out more about our school, I encourage you to contact us and arrange a tour where you can meet us in person, and see for yourself all the many things that make St Francis school a special place to be and learn.
Hannah Stevens (Headteacher) Level 3 Multi-Agency Child Protection Training – Safer Recruitment
Rachel Marsh (Deputy Headteacher) – Level 3 Multi-Agency Child Protection Training
Nicky Sutton – Level 3 Multi-Agency Child Protection Training
Nicky Sleeman – Level 3 Multi-Agency Child Protection Training
Rachel McDermid – Level 3 Multi-Agency Child Protection Training
If you have concerns about a professional or volunteer working with a child you need to contact the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly on 01872 326536.