Values & Ethos

We actively support our pupils’ emotional wellbeing, focusing on meditation and fostering a positive school atmosphere built on mutual respect, trust and kindness.

Our Ethos

St James Schools offer an education which draws out and magnifies the unique talents inherent in every child. It provides a loving and caring environment based on integrity, mutual trust, respect and understanding, and seeks to enrich the intellectual, emotional and spiritual development of all its pupils.

Each pupil is treated as an individual and is supported within an environment which develops a love of learning, awareness and consideration of the needs of others, and the talents, strength, wisdom and moral tenacity to offer themselves in a spirit of unselfish generosity for the benefit of humanity.

Our Purpose

Is to equip pupils with the lifelong benefits of early wisdom, fostering their aspirations for a brighter future. We believe in instilling a thirst for improvement and cultivating a philosophical education.

Our Mission

Is to offer a unique education based on eastern and western philosophical foundations in a nurturing environment that allows your child to grow, flourish and succeed. Providing a deeper learning experience resulting in successful academic outcomes.

We aim to educate and nurture pupils ‘to be their best selves in all that they do.’

Our Vision

Is to be seen as global leaders in education founded on philosophical principles.

Our Promise

Is that within each of our schools, the unique St James philosophy is real, living and practised daily by all. We educate, providing pupils with a deeper learning experience, we nurture and inspire brilliance through our unique St James philosophy.

Our Values

Philosophical St James helps to prepare a pupil for life.

Meditation St James cares for a pupil’s spirit, mind and body.

Community St James welcomes all.

Purposeful St James recognises and appreciates every pupil for who they are.


Our Philosophical Traditions – the roots and foundations that are…

‘Uniquely St James’


Uniquely St James

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