Values

Values and Ethos

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

Tolerance
•  Accepting ourselves
•  Accepting others

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

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

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

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

Forgiveness
•  Understanding the feelings of others
•  Showing empathy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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