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Archbishop Courtenay Primary School

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Welcome to Archbishop Courtenay Church of England Primary School

Welcome to Archbishop Courtenay Primary School. I am delighted to have been appointed as the new headteacher of this wonderful school.

My philosophy for education is one which is based around the statement of the ‘best for every child’.  I hold a strong child centered approach to teaching, where consistency, praise, encouragement yet challenge is key.  I believe that all children are amazing and have unique potential waiting to be unlocked - it is a privilege, as a teacher and a leader, to be able to inspire, enthuse, motivate and nurture children to fully achieve this. 

I am passionate and committed to my core values that include honesty, respect, integrity and determination.  However, I also recognise as a Church of England School our distinct Christian character, and school values are essential to our everyday lives. Therefore not only am I looking forward to working with Archbishop Courtenay's excellent senior leadership team to provide an exciting curriculum, but I also intend to create a NEW school vision, along with purposeful values, to ensure all pupils live, love and flourish within our school community. 

I am also very fortunate that Mrs Jenny Ashley-Jones, Headteacher at Reculver school, will be supporting us this year and I know we are all excited by this new phase of the school’s journey and both myself, and my team of amazing staff, look forward to leading learning in the twenty-first century.

Letter of introduction from our new Headteacher, Mrs Sue Heather

Our New School Vision

The Wise and Foolish Builders Video Parable

Our school vision is accompanied by a Bible story - The Wise and Foolish Builders.
This story teaches us that Jesus is strong and dependable. If we put our trust in Him, He protects and comforts us in hard times. Archbishop
Courtenay Primary School represents the ‘house’ built on the rock, a safe haven for all our families, staff and friends, particularly when times are tough. We will always support our community and welcome you with kindness, respect and of course a smile.
Here is a contemporary interpretation of the parable of the wise and foolish builders found in Matthew chapter 7 for you to watch - enjoy!