On behalf of the Directors and staff, I would like to offer a warm welcome to The Richard Crosse Church of England Primary School. Our school aims to foster a Christian, caring ethos in which children thrive by celebrating achievement and making sure they feel valued and secure.
The Reverend Richard Crosse bequeathed a farm and lands at Marchington Woodlands for the benefit of a Free School in Kings Bromley, according to his last Will and Testament of 1699. There has been a school offering free education for the children of Kings Bromley and the surrounding area ever since. The school has occupied two sites during this time. Initially the school was situated close to the Manor House, however in 1815 it was relocated to the site the school occupies today. The school buildings have been enlarged and modified over the years but the original 1815 School House is still very prominent and plays an integral part of the school.
The Richard Crosse Foundation, a Trust set up to manage the affairs of the school, continues to this day. The Trust provides funding to maintain the school buildings and other activities to support its charitable status.
To this day The Richard Crosse Primary school continues to be a thriving, friendly and happy school serving the beautiful village of Kings Bromley. All our children are taught to respect others and are provided with exciting learning opportunities. Standards and the expectations of behaviour are high and these are reflected in every aspect of our work. We have close links with the local community and work collaboratively with our residents to ensure that the children and the school continue to be an integral part of village life for many future generations.
Our school curriculum has been devised in conjunction with our sister schools and offers our children a broad and balanced education which is real and relevant to life in the 21st Century. Opportunities for enriching our children's learning are carefully planned to ensure that there is a love of learning that enables every child to flourish in an ever-changing world. We have worked hard to create a curriculum that will have an impact on our children not just in terms of their attainment but as individuals and citizens of the future. Our Curriculum overview
Our Christian Vision
At Richard Crosse we believe that Christian principles underpin everything we do as a school. We want our children to grow up in a school underpinned by the Christian values of love, friendship and respect. These values are the core for all we do at Richard Crosse and we believe these key Christian values enable our children to flourish.
Our school motto here at Richard Crosse and across our MAT is ‘Believe and Achieve’, this encourages the children to not only believe in themselves but also to believe in God, the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Through this faith in themselves and God we believe all children can fulfil their potential.
We operate an 'open door' policy and you should always feel welcome. If you would like to come and see us, we would be delighted to show you around the school and answer your questions. We look forward to meeting you in the near future.
Ms Emma Bowring
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