Church and Community


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St Andrew's Church, Langar

From the Instrument of Government – Statement of Religious Ethos

Recognising its historic Christian foundation, the school will preserve, interpret and develop its religious character in accordance with the principles of the Church of England. It works in partnership with church bodies within the community, and with the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham.   The school aims to serve its community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice. It encourages an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith, and promotes Christian values through the experience it offers to all its pupils. The school also aims to provide an understanding and respect for world faiths.

“The distinctiveness and effectiveness of the school, as a church school, are outstanding. The school’s distinctively Christian character can be seen, clearly, in all aspects of its ethos and practice. Its effectiveness is apparent in the warm relationships and excellent teamwork, which exist throughout the school community, resulting in high levels of achievement and high standards of personal development amongst pupils.”         Ofsted report September 2006

The distinctiveness and effectiveness of Langar as a Church of England school are outstanding

“This is a school where pupils’ needs are met on an individual basis within a framework of Christian values. Good relationships between all stakeholders are key to ensuring the high standards of care that pupils receive.  They are provided with an outstanding education in a Christian context which prepares them to face the challenges of life. Relationships with the local church are very strong.”                

                National Society Statutory Inspection of Anglican Schools Report,  March 2012