Ethos And Vision


Our school’s ethos is based on Christian beliefs, values and practices. We also recognise and respect other faith groups and the beliefs of all members of our school community.

Our purpose is to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to live fulfilling lives and make a positive contribution to society.

Our students are valued as unique individuals, each with their own talents and skills. They are encouraged to have high aspirations, work hard, be creative and self-motivated and enjoy their learning.

Above all, they are challenged to reach their potential in all aspects of school life.


“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on a stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” (Matthew 5:14-16 NIV)

The Governors and staff of Lowton Church of England High School are committed to the provision of a high quality education in a Christian context. We aim to provide a school where we can live out our ethos of Caring, Learning and Succeeding on a daily basis and let our light shine. At the heart of the commitment is the notion of the uniqueness and infinite worth of the individual, that every person is valuable in the eyes of God and that they are, indeed, the light of the world

Our Core Values

Caring – we care about the well-being and spiritual development of all members of our community

Learning – we instil a love of learning in our students and equip them with the skills to be independent for life

Succeeding – we value all member of our community and help them to fulfil their potential and achieve success

Our Offer

  • A broad and balanced curriculum which enables students to focus on areas of interest in Year 9 and offers a wide choice of academic GCSEs and vocational courses
  • High quality teaching
  • An outstanding level of pastoral care led by our Heads of House and pastoral staff
  • A thriving House system led by House Captains and offering opportunities to compete in a variety of competitions
  • A comprehensive range of extra-curricular activities and clubs including the Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Opportunities to representing the school in sports such as football, hockey, rugby, netball, basketball, athletics and cricket
  • A thriving Performing Arts department whose recent productions include A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Cloudbusting
  • Opportunities to learn and perform a musical instrument and join the Lowton Singing Group
  • A wide variety of school trips including a Ski Trip, Outward Bounds trips in Europe and the Lake District, Theatre trips and Rewards Trips to Alton Towers
  • Enrichment days which provide numerous opportunities to expand the horizons of our students, for example through visits to universities to raise aspirations

Student Participation

We really value the views and opinions of our students and provide a number of opportunities for them to be heard:

Lowton’s Voice

Students are asked their opinions about a range of issues such as school uniform, teaching and learning and extra-curricular activities.

House and School Councils

Representatives from each form meet in House and School Councils to discuss topical school issues.

The Big Question

Our weekly form time debate on current affairs and issues relating to life in school.

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