Mission Statement

Overleigh St. Mary's CE Primary School, a caring centre of learning where all individuals are inspired and enabled to achieve.

We want our school to be:

  • An inclusive school where everyone is valued.
  • An enjoyable, happy and calm place to learn.
  • A safe haven for children.
  • A welcoming environment with friendly staff and pupils.
  • An active and valued part of the local community.
  • Proud of its mutually supportive partnership with parents and carers.


Through our creative approaches to teaching and learning we will work hard to:

  • Inspire and challenge all learners to achieve their maximum potential through a reflective approach to teaching and learning and through the creation of a stimulating learning environment.
  • Offer a range of innovative teaching strategies to cater for the needs of all children's learning styles.
  • Foster an independent approach to learning where mistakes are seen as part of the learning process.
  • Encourage a positive and enthusiastic attitude to school where the achievements of all are celebrated.
  • Uphold the traditions and values of the Christian church promoting tolerance, respect and understanding of other's beliefs.
  • Help children to grow socially, intellectually, spiritually, emotionally and morally developing a sense of citizenship.


As a school community we aim to:

  • Develop, confident and self assured children and staff encouraging a sense of well being for all.
  • Build a supportive team who make time to share their values, interests, concerns, and life experiences.
  • Be fair, fostering a sense of mutual respect, offering positive role models to others.
  • Be effective communicators at all levels sustaining close links between parents, pupils, staff, governors and the local community.
  • Be forward thinking in our approaches.
  • Be self-evaluative and outward looking, learning from our mistakes, from each other and from the world around us.

Contact Us

01244 981700


Overleigh St. Mary's CE Primary School

Old Wrexham Road


Chester, CH4 7HS

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