St Anthony’s is a Catholic school where the message of Christ inspires the curriculum and all aspects of school life. Religious education is in accordance with Roman Catholic doctrine and practice and based on the Portsmouth Diocese scheme ‘God Matters’.
The School aims to provide the kind of education which enables each pupil, in accordance with his or her ability, to become a dedicated member of the Catholic Church and a responsible citizen.
Within our school, you will find:
· a welcoming happy atmosphere
· a love of learning
· a respect of discipline
· an emphasis on the part played by family and Church in each child’s development
St Anthony’s aims to give your child an excellent all-round education with an enthusiasm and zest that will make his/her school days the best they can possibly be. Our broad and balanced curriculum aims to enrich personal formation and nurture enquiring minds. It promotes knowledge, understanding, skills and values in the context of spiritual, moral, intellectual, physical and social development. The school will endeavour to be an integral part of the local community and will forge links with individuals and groups.
Special attention will be devoted to the development of personal qualities, values and attitudes.
We place huge importance on developing and celebrating British values in our school. These values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs can be found throughout our school curriculum and ethos.