SS Aidan & Oswald's Roman Catholic School

Welcome Worship Word Welfare Witness

Roman Road, Royton, Oldham, Lancashire, OL2 5PQ

0161 652 2558

Mission Statement and Ethos

It is the Mission of SS AIDAN AND OSWALD’S as a Catholic school to

Make each day a special day by

  • making everyone smile through our thoughts, words and actions
  • celebrating faith through prayer, worship, stillness and reflection
  • celebrating success
  • giving my very best, with a delight for learning something new
  • knowing that what we create today can make tomorrow’s world a better place
  • valuing friendship
  • recognising that each day is a new start
  • recognising the grace, beauty and wonder around me

Have a special place at the heart of our community by

  • knowing that our community can be class, school, parish, local, national and global
  • helping to build friendships through the communities we belong to
  • looking for opportunities to praise God together in our communities
  • ensuring that our school is a place where visitors receive the warmest welcome and feel valued and respected
  • being good stewards of God’s creation through caring for our environment
  • being charitable - we know that other people’s lives can be different from our own
  • having peace alive within ourselves so that we can reach out to others with the message of peace
  • understanding what trust means

Remember that I am special by

  • knowing that my talents are a gift from God and he expects me to use them fully to make the world a better place
  • knowing that Jesus is my friend on my journey of faith
  • understanding that I am made in the image and likeness of God, and he loves me more than I can know
  • being a person who follows the ways of Jesus through compassion, respect, forgiveness and love
  • being a good independent worker
  • being creative and using my initiative
  • keeping myself safe and healthy
  • by making good choices so that I can set a good example to others

See other people as special by

  • knowing that we are all God’s children and he loves us all equally
  • being good listeners, thoughtful, considerate and patient
  • having respect for each other and celebrating our differences
  • encouraging others to become better in everything they do and being quick to say ‘well done’
  • being a good team worker
  • valuing and supporting individuals and their families
  • knowing how to help others when they are in trouble
  • trying to love others as I love myself