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School Virtues

The Campion School is part of the Catholic family of schools with a shared mission to make Christ known to all people. We support parents to develop young people that follow in Christ's example. Our students, through loving compassionate action, aim to be agents for social justice in society.

Through teaching, pastoral support, spiritual development, enrichment and community service students have the opportunities to develop their character through virtuous actions.

"I have come so that they may have life and have it to the full" John 10:10 

Although there will inevitably be other virtues that we develop, students, staff and governors have identified these, plus those within our vision and mission, as being unique to our school. 


The Campion School does a lot of charitable things. We help the poor and give money to the needy and I hope we can do a lot more to help people. (Charles, 7 Fisher)

"Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me." (Matthew 25: 40)  


Courageous means to have a mental and moral strength to venture, persevere and to understand danger of fear or difficulty. (Danny, 7 Garnet)

“Courage!’ Jesus said. “It is I. Do not be afraid!” (Matthew 14:27) 


It takes a lot of self-control and maturity to forgive someone who has done something bad towards you or someone else. When forgiving someone, the person might feel a relief when being forgiven and could change their attitude into a more positive one. (Petar, 7 Southwell)

"If you forgive others the wrongs they have done to you, your Father in heaven will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others, then your Father will not forgive the wrongs you have done." (Matthew 6:14-15) 


Being grateful is when you’re happy for every opportunity you have in life and when you never complain.  I believe that everyone should be grateful for being alive and well, because Jesus sacrificed his life for us to live.  (Deivid, 7 Southwell)

"Rejoice always, pray continually, and give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus." (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18) 


You should always tell the truth because it's the right and honourable thing to do. You should never lie for your own gain or to protect someone but try to be honest and have integrity. (Jesse, 7 Southwell)

"Therefore, each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbour, for we are all members of one body." (Ephesians 4:25) 


To respect others who may differ to you and not be boastful about what you have in your life. For example, if you win a sport, show respect to the other team.  This is a good quality to have in life with success being humble is a great companion. (Caden, 7 Garnet)

"So he sat down, and called the Twelve and said to them, ’If anyone wants to be first, he must make himself last of all and servant of all." (Mark 9:33) 


To be an honourable Campion pupil is to never give up when it gets tricky or hard, for example on Campion Day to keep on going forward and never stop even if you think you can't go on. (David, 7 Fox) 

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go." (Joshua 1:9)