School Values

We have 12 values that will guide children’s choices, learning and behaviour.

What does the word value mean to you?

Values are principles that drive behaviour. They influence our actions and attitudes and become our framework for living. They influence our relationship with ourselves and others.

Child friendly version:

A value is something that you think is important which helps you to think and make good choices and actions.

As school staff, volunteers and visitors we focus on:

  • showing unconditional positive regard for children and one another;
  • being publicly upbeat, positive and optimistic;
  • valuing every adult working as a ‘teacher’;
  • being role models – there are no bystanders; everyone has high expectations.
 Month  Year 1
September Respect
October Responsibility
November Resilience
December Reflection
January Integrity
February Friendship
March Empathy
April Perseverance
May Determination
June Thoughtfulness
July Fairness
August Love

What is values based education?

Watch this video to hear Dr Neil Hawkes, international consultant for values-based education, explaining the approach in schools.