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Our Schools

The Christus Catholic Trust is a trust of six primary schools all situated in South West Essex.  All schools have a common mission, but all have a unique character.  

       Holy Cross Catholic Primary School - Thurrock

Holy Cross is a Catholic Primary School for boys and girls and it also includes a part time nursery. It was founded by the La Sainte Union order who remain its trustees. The school is Christ-centred and based on Gospel values. Its aim is to address both the spiritual and academic needs of the children in their care and provide them with the opportunities necessary to develop all aspects of their personality and being. 

        St Joseph's Catholic Primary School - Thurrock

St Joseph's is a vibrant Catholic Primary School that enjoys a rich partnership with the community and the Parish of Our Lady and St. Joseph. The school aims to develop an ethos where each adult and child is seen as a valued individual, and where personal relationships are a reflection of God’s love and forgiveness.

        St Mary's Catholic Primary School - Thurrock

St. Mary's is a Catholic School which endeavours to develop and support the individual needs and talents of all members of its community and enables them to learn and live through faith and education. The school aims to integrate each child's holistic development through a balanced and creative curriculum which sees God as the centre of the learning process.

         St Peter's Catholic Primary School - Essex

St Peter's promotes the values of Integrity, Kindness, Fairness, being Peaceful and Serving others and this is witnessed in all aspects of school life.  They aim to create a culture of empowering children to become confident and self aware learners through the development of our learning keys of Resilience, Resourcefulness, Reciprocity, Reflectiveness and Risk Taking. The children encounter Jesus Christ in their lives in a loving and caring environment where everyone is respected and valued. 

         St Teresa's Catholic Primary School - Essex

St Teresa's promote the Catholic character of the school through ensuring that the presence of God is never overlooked or ignored.   As a Catholic school, it respects each pupil as unique, with God given gifts, qualities and singular needs.  Children are given the opportunity to excel physically, socially, academically and spiritually.      St. Teresa's, adopts a 'Growth Mindset' approach to learning and believe that anything can be achieved by applying good learning behaviour and believing in the power of the word 'yet'. 

         St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School - Thurrock

St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School was founded in Grays in 1886 and is a vibrant, popular school and proud to be a part of the St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Parish community. The staffing team are passionate about not just academic achievement, but helping children to become the best citizens, both now and in the future, to enable them to make a positive difference to the world they will grow up in.