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Lochinver House

Ethos and Aims

Ethos and Aims

PERSTARE PRAESTARE   ‘To Persevere, To succeed’

The mission of Lochinver House Preparatory School is to inspire pupils through high quality teaching and learning, in partnership with their parents. There is a particular emphasis on spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, and to create a safe, happy community that is conducive to learning in its broadest sense.


INSPIRE  pupils through an education of breadth and depth

EMPOWER  pupils to become independent thinkers

SUPPORT  each pupil’s development through effective partnership between home and school

CHALLENGE  each pupil to try his best and to persevere

ENCOURAGE  pupils to be curious, ambitious and not to fear failure

FOSTER  wisdom, moral courage, care for others and a spirit of service

SHARE  the value of a spiritual life, through the School’s Christian tradition and by promoting mutual respect and tolerance with different faiths and beliefs

DEVELOP  well-mannered pupils, at ease with themselves and confident with others.


★ Persevere and give your best effort

★ Be curious and keen to learn

★ Be kind and respect the rights of others

★ Be organised and independent

★ Be honest with others and with yourself

Lochinver House has a Christian tradition where care and respect is shown to everyone.

As a School, we have an important role in promoting community cohesion, respect for difference and individual rights. We actively promote British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs.

Lochinver House acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and comply with best practice in sharing information and working in partnership with other agencies.