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Thought of the day

Courage Being courageous can mean different things to different people. For example, one person may think it easy to speak in front of a large audience, whilst another would need to find lots of courage to do this. Everyone faces challenges from time to time, and we have to find courage to overcome them. Talk […]

Friendship Learning to be a good friend, someone who can be trusted and is loyal, takes a lifetime. Talk together about how friends come in all shapes and sizes.  Some are young, some are old.  Some are always there, some we see only occasionally. • How do we choose our friends? • What makes a […]

Trust Trust is a really important value.  It must be earned. If we do not trust someone it is very hard to build a good friendship with them. Talk together about: • people who you know that are trustworthy • practical ways that we can show others that we are trustworthy • why it is […]

Forgiveness Everyone makes mistakes, it’s part of being human. Sometimes our mistakes hurt others and then we need to say sorry. Sometimes mistakes made by other people hurt us. When this happens we need to be able to forgive. Forgiveness can be difficult and costly but without it a new start is impossible. Talk together […]

Respect We are learning at school about the importance of treating others with respect even if we sometimes do not agree with the way they behave or the things they say. We have also been thinking about how we should treat the things that belong to us and to other people respectfully. • Think of […]

Courage Being courageous can mean different things to different people. For example, one person may think it easy to speak in front of a large audience, whilst another would need to find lots of courage to do this. Everyone faces challenges from time to time, and we have to find courage to overcome them. Talk […]

Thankfulness Count your blessings’ is an old saying, but it reminds us to be thankful and not take things for granted. As a family you may like to talk about • Remembering to let other people know when you are thankful • Not taking things for granted • Practical ways of showing gratitude • How […]

Learning to be a good friend, someone who can be trusted and is loyal, takes a lifetime.  Talk together about how friends come in all shapes and sizes.  Some are young, some are old.  Some are always there, some we see only occasionally. • How do we choose our friends? • What makes a good […]

Trust is a really important value.  It must be earned. If we do not trust someone it is very hard to build a good friendship with them. Talk together about: • people who you know that are trustworthy • practical ways that we can show others that we are trustworthy • why it is important […]

Everyone makes mistakes, it’s part of being human. Sometimes our mistakes hurt others and then we need to say sorry. Sometimes mistakes made by other people hurt us. When this happens we need to be able to forgive.  Forgiveness can be difficult and costly but without it a new start is impossible. Talk together about: […]

We are learning this term about the importance of treating others with respect even if we sometimes do not agree with the way they behave or the things they say. We have also been thinking about how we should treat the things that belong to us and to other people respectfully. • Think of some […]

Being courageous can mean different things to different people. For example, one person may think it easy to speak in front of a large audience, whilst another would need to find lots of courage to do this. Everyone faces challenges from time to time, and we have to find courage to overcome them. Talk together […]