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The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) is a Multi-Academy Trust created in November 2013 and led by Howard of Effingham School, an outstanding school which is also a designated Academy Sponsor. Visit website

Part of The Howard Partnership Trust

Our Purpose & Values

Our Purpose

At St Lawrence we believe in learning.
All kinds of learning for all kinds of children.
We put learning at the heart of everything we do.
This is because we know that wherever learning flourishes, 
children flourish too.

St Lawrence - where learning flourishes.

Our Ambition

  • Learning to be outstanding.

Our Core Principles

we inspire learning
we feed curiosity
we show courage
we have ambition
we celebrate success
we are one


In all that we do and across our curriculum we seek to encourage and support children's understanding of fundamental British values. 

Pupils are taught to value 

  • Democracy: We make decision together
  • Rule of Law: We understand the need for rules 
  • Individual Liberty: We believe in freedom for all 
  • Mutual Respect and Tolerance: We treat others how we would like to be treated 

In addition to the British values above, at St Lawrence we follow these additional values:

  • September – responsibility
  • October – honesty
  • November – kindness
  • December – respect
  • January – tolerance
  • February – co-operation
  • March – courage
  • April – fairness
  • May – commitment
  • June – citizenship
  • July – teamwork