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SIAMS, Religious Education & Collective Worship

The Church of England’s vision for education is deeply Christian, with Jesus’ promise of ‘life in all its fullness’ (John 10:10) at its heart.

  • Educating for wisdom, knowledge and skills: enabling discipline, confidence and delight in seeking wisdom and knowledge, and developing talents in all areas of life.
  • Educating for hope and aspiration: enabling healing, repair and renewal, coping wisely when things go wrong, opening horizons and guiding people into ways of fulfilling them.
  • Educating for community and living well together: a core focus on relationships, participation in communities and the qualities of character that enable people to flourish together.
  • Educating for dignity and respect: the basic principle of respect for the value and preciousness of each person, treating each person as a unique individual of inherent worth.


In our Diocesan schools, an embedded distinctively Christian vision, quality Religious Education and inspiring Collective Worship are core in enabling all to flourish.

Read the full Church of England Vision for Education (2016) document.

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SIAMS – Section 48 Inspections

Regularly updated relevant new information is available from the Church of England Education Office website. This includes a list of anticipated inspections for the current academic year, updated policies and the New Inspection Framework.

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Collective Worship

Collective Worship is an affirmation and celebration of each school’s distinctive Christian vision and ethos. It is the ‘heartbeat’ of the school day.

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