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Our Wessex family of schools

Ethos ~ Mission ~ Vision



At our core we are a school with a Christian ethos..

Underpinning all that we do at Manor Park First School is the belief that…

“With God all things are possible”

Matthew 19 v 26

We know that personal strength comes from faith, so we help our whole school community to grow and learn together in their love of God by building a teaching and learning community where we show due regard for the development and understanding of the uniqueness and dignity of each person.



In all our interactions as a school community we show

Love for God, Love for Each Other and Love for Learning

  • All children at Manor Park demonstrate a Love for God through an ethos which engenders our core values of Love, Care and Respect for all in our school community.
  • All children at Manor Park demonstrate a Love for each other in our wonderful and diverse community, in which differences are celebrated and mutual love and respect is embedded and modelled by all.
  • All children at Manor Park demonstrate a love for learning through a rich curriculum which rigorously embeds core skills. Our expert staff open doors to opportunities and choices which enable children to apply these skills in rich, varied and challenging context - achieve highly.

Living out our mission daily, embedded within our belief “that with God everything is possible” we work towards our ….



We, together, create a beautiful garden where each special seed is cared for with love and has the time to learn and grow, blossoming into a unique and precious flower. Each flower is rooted deeply in the strong values of God’s rich earth providing shelter for others around them. Each flower reaches upward towards the light and follows their dreams. They embrace each opportunity and burst forth with colour spreading happiness to those around them.