Our Core Values
St Michael’s Catholic Primary School Community follows Jesus by living, loving, learning and working together.
Joy and Happiness:
Celebrating the gifts, skills and talents of all in our school community.
Friendship and Nurture:
High expectations for all in learning and behaviour.
Tolerance and Respect:
Relationships based on equality, trust and sincerity.
Peace and Forgiveness:
Always being willing to say sorry and rebuild a broken relationship.
Diversity and Equality:
Treat everyone the same.
Aspire and Courage:
Personal drive and passion inspiring all.
Integrity and Honesty:
Decisions and actions based on Christian values – ‘Doing the right thing’.
- Give yourself a new learning challenge every day.
- Try as hard as you can.
- Embrace the school’s annual “Aspire and Achieve” week.
- Ask Questions and answer Questions
- Believe in yourself and stick at things.
- Encourage others.
- Set yourself a goal.
- Never give up- I can do it!
- Wear your school uniform with pride.
- Allow yourself to dream about what you want to be as an adult.
- Be brave – take a risk with your learning.
- Reach for the stars.
- Always work hard, however difficult it may seen.
- Be in school every day to achieve your goals.
- Show comfort and encouragement to others.
- Speak out when you know something is wrong.
- Be respectful to other faiths
- Treat everyone the same
- Work together as one school family
- Help new children to settle into school and feel part of school family
- Celebrate all faith important occasions
- Listen and value all opinions
- Actively learn and listen about other faiths and cultures
- Experience food from around the world
- Learn key phases in other languages eg: Hello!’ and ‘Happy Birthday’.
- Enjoy and participate in ‘Picnic around the World’.
- Embrace and celebrate our differences & similarities.
- All clubs are equal for boys and girls
- Join in extra-curricular activities
- Be caring to others
- Share and smile
- Enjoy the friendship benches and use them to make new friends
- Celebrate birthdays
- Be a buddy for new children to help settle them into school.
- Respect yourself and others
- Be an honest friend
- Remember your manners when speaking to people
- Listen to others if they are upset or worried
- Providing an inclusive caring, safe and supportive environment
- Older children are good example to others EG Fantastic Walking
- No one is left out – include everyone
- Play buddies making sure that children aren’t left alone during play time
- Be willing to take turns
- Do not blame others if not their fault –don’t just side with your friends
- Know what is right and what is wrong
- Be truthful with your friends
- Be truthful about things you find hard in class-ask for help
- Listen to and follow your conscience
- Always tell the truth and be honest.
- Speak out if something is wrong
- Tell a member of staff about someone doing something wrong, even if it is your friend
- Be tolerant
- Own up if you have made a mistake or wrong choice
- Tell a member of staff if someone hurts or upsets you
- Be aware of other people’s feelings if you disagree with them
- Be willing to share a smile with all you meet
- Enjoy sharing your talents at sports day, in choir, reading events and lots more
- Applaud children who achieve special certificates –praise others
- Family fun nights for all of the school community
- Use all talents in all areas of school life to achieve your best results
- Talk to teachers when unhappy about something however small worry is.
- Weekly celebration assemblies and joyful singing
- Give people a friendly greeting e.g. good morning
- Cheer on and support others
- And remember Birthdays
- Encourage parents to share their opinions on school life
- Calm and orderly classrooms – stop signal etc;
- Children learning in a peaceful and calm environment –including a calm corner
- Show you are sorry by changing your actions and words
- Be willing to say sorry and forgive others
- Be a good role model for making peace – help anyone who is sad or lost
- Be willing to share stuff with other children, any problems or concerns
- Accept an apology
- Be willing to listen to the views and opinions of others
- Every day start fresh
- Be patient & give people time
- Try to be a peacemaker with friends everyday.
- Show empathy to others
- Don’t leave any children out of games
- Play buddies helping to sort out arguments and disagreements with pupils
- Sacrament of Reconciliation
- Reflect upon the Catholic values in our society and use this knowledge to make good choices in life
- Actively find out about different cultures, faiths and races
- Recognise and celebrate achievement and success of all members of the school community
- Respect your own things and things that belong to the school and others
- Embracing British values
- Follow school rule – ‘Be Respectful!’
- Say “no” to bullying
- Giving all children the opportunity to share their family’s traditions
- Treat people how you would like to be treated –be kind!
- Listen to other people and value their opinions
- Show good manners – say please & thank you
- Value the different faiths, cultures and languages in our school-celebrate that we all look different and come from different places
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