Main Street, Netherseal, Derbyshire DE12 8BZ

01283 760283

Netherseal St Peter's CE Primary School

We have the power to make a change and be the best that we can be

Our Ethos

Learn together. Play together. Pray together.

Our Aims:

At Netherseal St. Peter's every child matters, and as such we have high expectations of all members of our school community. We are committed to raising standards and enhancing children's learning by providing a calm, safe, stimulating and challenging environment.

We work together to develop a strong personal sense of morality where pupils make decisions for the right reasons and have the knowledge and skills to make a difference to their own life and the lives of others.


Christian Values and the British Values of democracy, law, individual liberty and mutual respect underpin the ethos of our school.

Your beliefs become your thoughts.

Your thought become your words.

Your words become your actions.

Your actions become your habits.

Your habits become your values.

Your values become your destiny.

Mahatma Gandhi



Our Vision Statement about Equality

Netherseal St. Peter's seeks to foster a warm, welcoming and respectful environment, which allows us to challenge discrimination and inequality, resolve conflicts peacefully and work and learn free from harassment and violence.

We recognise that we are all unique. We seek enrichment from our differences and promote understanding between and towards others.  We strive to ensure that our differences do not become barriers to participation and learning and to create inclusive processes and practices where everyone can flourish and the varying needs of individuals and groups are identified and met.

Promoting the Protected Characteristics 

We work to ensure that our children understand that:

There are no outsiders at our school

Everyone is different

We celebrate our differences

We are all equal in our differences

We take seriously our duties to eliminate discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and foster good relations between people of all backgrounds. This duty is set out in the Equality Act of 2010.

The Equality Act covers everyone in Britain and protects people from discrimination, harassment, and victimisation. Everyone in Britain is protected because of the protected characteristics that we all have. Under the Equality Act, there are nine Protected Characteristics:

1. Age

2. Disability

3. Gender reassignment

4. Race

5. Religion or belief

6. Marriage or civil partnership

7. Sex

8. Sexual orientation

9. Pregnancy and maternity

Our Equality Governor is the Reverend Derek Arnold

Equality Policy

Accessibility Policy

Accessibility Plan

One of our Year 6 pupils discovered this song. She felt it summed up our inclusive school and it is now a firm favourite – take a look!

We have been exploring the British Values of tolerance and mutual respect and the importance of not just accepting but celebrating diversity.

Some differences can easily be seen, such as gender, height, hair colour, skin colour, disability and race, but physical differences are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to diversity!  We all think differently; look at the world differently;  express ourselves differently. 

Class 1 have been discussing unseen differences and have worked in groups to produce PowerPoints which demonstrate that our differences shape who we are and that we are all part of a wonderful, diverse world where everyone is welcome!

Dear God,
We celebrate the ways in which we are different.
Thank you that you have made each of us a one-off, and that you love us.
Help us to value and celebrate the uniqueness of others.

Help us to be comfortable with difference and to remember that deep down, we are all the same on the inside and are all created in your image.


Please see the PowerPoints below:

 Unseen Differences
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Our vision is for everyone to feel a respected, valued member of our school community, where we enjoy our own uniqueness and love our neighbours as ourselves.

We will encourage our pupils to be confident, independent, creative, respectful of difference and realise the impact of their decisions, empowering them to affect social change and be the best person that they can be.

Power. Respect. Independence. Determination. Eco-friendly.

‘Love your neighbour as you love yourself’ (Matthew 22:39)

Meet our School Councillors

School Council Goals

  • To help people achieve their own goals
  • To make people feel like they have a voice
  • To raise money for charities
  • To help others