Chaplaincy

ChapelChrist's School is a Church of England voluntary-aided secondary school. It is an inclusive Christian community committed to developing Christian values through everything that we do. 

We recognise that members of our community might not share our faith but we ask for a commitment to our values. It is these shared values which have shaped Christ’s over recent years and which give Christ’s school its distinctive character. All are welcome, regardless of faith background and belief, and we strive to develop mutual understanding and respect between faiths whilst supporting staff and students in nurturing their own faith. Our chapel is at the heart of the spiritual life of our school, offering a dedicated space to support all those exploring or practising faith. 

Collective Worship is a central feature of our life at Christ’s School having regular acts of worship to mark the Christian liturgical year and significant school events.  Through Collective worship we explore themes related to our values.  Each day a tutor group has a prayer and a reflection, setting the tone for the day.  This usually takes place in tutor time but regular assemblies offer a longer opportunity for worship, celebration and reflection.

Students and staff are encouraged not only to learn about our values but also to live them. Throughout their years at Christ’s School, students have ample opportunities to reflect upon their development, both academic and personal. Behaviour and relationships in school are guided by our values and lapses in behaviour are measured against them. The principles of ‘Ready Respectful, Safe’ underpin the values of ‘Love, Justice and Peace’ at Christ’s School.

Religious Education is at the heart of our values, with a particular focus on building positive relationships, exploring life's questions and developing awareness - not only learning about religion, but also learning from religion. Students at Christ's are encouraged to take on responsibility as active global citizens, working to raise money for charities and supporting local community groups.

Because of our Christian ethos, we approach each student as a valued individual and support them to develop their God-given potential. We encourage in students a sense of respect for people from other cultures, experiences and backgrounds and a desire to serve and to use their gifts and talents well. Jesus said " I have come that they may have life, life in all it's fullness" (John 10 v 10).

Christ’s School is outward-facing and we seek to serve the local community wherever the opportunity may arise.  We work alongside other bodies to share our resources and to promote the common good in Richmond. The Church is strongly represented on the governing body and there is a strong partnership with Richmond team ministry Churches and Holy Trinity Richmond.

To read more about our values of Love, Justice and Peace please see the document below.

Chaplaincy Date  
Our Christian Vision and Values 18th Sep 2023 Download
  • 07:13 PM - 16th May, 2024 Well done to the Yr7/8 & Yr9 Rounders Teams who played Turing House this afternoon. Two very close games, Yr7/8’s narrowly losing by 1 rounder, whilst the yr9 girls were able to secure the win. pic.twitter.com/MiZ0WmZwJP
  • 07:17 AM - 16th May, 2024 On Friday, Art Club have organised a charity cake sale for . pic.twitter.com/sPrAL4mHbb
  • 04:48 PM - 15th May, 2024 Active learning with our Yr11s revision. Peer teaching the hexadecimal numerical system pic.twitter.com/HFDwfVqqJi
  • 04:27 PM - 10th May, 2024 CHRIST'S SCHOOL NEEDS YOU!Maintaining our school, grounds & facilities is the responsibility of the Governing Body and we need parental support.The Governor Fund is a registered charity. Scan the QR code or click the link below to donate. Thank you! Read more pic.twitter.com/bmIKDCrJDW
  • 03:51 PM - 9th May, 2024 Our Caribbean Carnival themed lunch went down an absolute storm today. Lots of fantastic feedback from staff and students. pic.twitter.com/2pQapUbWn0
  • 09:21 AM - 9th May, 2024 pic.twitter.com/Mx2XicO0bJ
  • 09:07 AM - 9th May, 2024 Tomorrow, Year 11 students will be running a bake sale. Students also have an opportunity to see their favourite teacher dressed up for the day raising money to ensure all students get to experience and to have the best prom night. All year groups - bring some spare change! pic.twitter.com/MbrIKXWZzM
  • 09:20 PM - 8th May, 2024 Year 7 are netball Borough Champions!!!! Beating Grey Court School and Richmond Park Academy in the final 11-5 and 14-8 pic.twitter.com/iqnxBBfFsi
  • 03:20 PM - 8th May, 2024 Behind the scenes of the Whole School photograph yesterday. Information about how to view / order the photograph will be sent out in due course. pic.twitter.com/FoEbRcuuWE
  • 03:58 PM - 7th May, 2024 We're looking forward to our Caribbean Carnival Themed lunch in the canteen on Thursday 9th May. Please ensure your child's lunch account is topped up if they wish to participate. pic.twitter.com/0XfmHrABWv
  • 03:21 PM - 6th May, 2024 Reminder that tomorrow is the whole school photograph. Students in Years 7-11 should wear their full winter uniform. Sixth Form students should comply with the sixth form dress code. pic.twitter.com/wJLKViDDH3
  • 08:13 PM - 3rd May, 2024 The Yr7 Basketball Team (LA Lakers) qualified for the JnrNBA Finals in June after beating Portland Trailblazers (Platanos College) 24-21 in tonight’s playoff.MVP Oliver S pic.twitter.com/sJtA3H54Q8