Values

Every month we focus on one of our key values.
We can demonstrate these values by…

September

Positivity
• Focusing on solutions not problems
• Thinking about the next step rather than what went wrong

October

Tolerance
• Accepting ourselves
• Accepting others

November

Peace
• Respecting each other
• Acting with compassion
• Reflecting on your choices and actions

December

Resilience
• Moving forward positively after a problem
• Working together when things get tricky
• Trying hard not to give up or be negative

January

Democracy
• Taking part
• Listening to the views of others
• Helping make decisions
• Having an opinion

February

Love
• Giving compliments
• Doing things to make others happy
• Thanking people

March

Forgiveness
• Understanding the feelings of others
• Showing empathy

April

Freedom
• Remembering our rights and responsibilities
• Expressing yourself
• Encouraging others to express themselves

May

Honesty
• Telling the truth
• Speaking from the heart
• Accepting the consequences and facing them
• Doing what you say you will do

June

Humour
• Being cheerful if things are a bit tricky
• Enjoying a joke
• Making sure we laugh every day

July

Charity
• Thinking of people who are not as lucky as us
• Sharing what we have when we can
• Taking action to make a difference to other

September

Respect
• Being polite
• Considering the feelings of others
• Understanding that there is value in unexpected places

October

Unity
• Coming together as one
• Working together
• Remembering that two brains are better than one

November

Friendship
• Sharing with each other
• Helping others
• Looking after each other

December

Responsibility
• Being reliable
• Being dependable
• Putting things right if there is a problem

January

Determination
• Never giving up
• Being happy when you are stuck
• Always wanting to learn something new

February

Thoughtfulness
• Thinking of others
• Being generous
• Making time to think

March

Appreciation
• Saying thank you and meaning it
• Recognising what others have done
• Letting someone know when they have done something good
• Looking for a positive in everything

April

Patience
• Not rushing
• Letting others go first
• Happily waiting for your go

May

Trust
• Being reliable
• Having confidence in others
• Giving people a chance

June

Harmony
• Striving for peace
• Working together
• Living happily with each other

July

Courage
• Being willing to confront difficult situations
• Carrying on when you find something hard
• Being strong when you are worried