Totternhoe C.E. Academy

With God’s love, we seek adventure with our minds and find a home for our hearts

School Christian Values

Autumn 2 - Compassion

Our vision and values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident, happy citizens.

Our Christian Values this year (2022-2023) are:


Our value this half term is Compassion

Compassion is…

Costly caring

Offering help

Making a difference

Putting others first
Always listening

Sensitive to suffering

Service in action

Interested in others

Offering care and concern

Noticing a need


Compassion Home Values Challenge

This half term's home values challenge is to draw and cut out the shape of each person's hand in your family. Decorate it with all the random acts of kindness that they have shown. Please bring your helping hands into school to share in Collective Worship and earn 5 house points! (Please make sure they're not too big so that we can fit everyone's on our values tree!) 😁


Christian Values at Totternhoe

At Totternhoe, we teach our children a range of  Christian Values which help them to work with each another co-operatively and with respect.  They are keenly linked to our 3 behavioural rules of; Be Eager, Be Respectful and Be Safe. They learn the importance of friendship and unity, we teach children to approach life with positivity and hope, and to show empathy and acceptance towards others.  These values make our school community happy and harmonious, a fun place, where children feel secure. All of our values our intertwined in our school vision which is the golden thread running through everything at Totternhoe. 

At Totternhoe,  every individual is valued for who they are and what they contribute to the school.  Our Values are intended to support the personal, social and spiritual development of every pupil throughout the school.  The whole staff team and all pupils are involved in promoting Values and recognising where others are ‘living the values’. The Values have been  welcomed by pupils and staff as values which are important within the school community and which will be important throughout life.

Our Christian Values last year (2021-2022) were: