First class

Moral and Spiritual

  • Golden rules of the school and classroom
  • Meditation, yoga
  • Kindness
  • Helpfulness
  • Consideration
  • Thinking time
  • Self reflection on feelings and experiences
  • Circle Time
  • Collaborative group work
  • Co-operation
  • Reflection on difference

Equality and Justice

  • Democracy in the classroom  – activism, fair decisions
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Exploring human rights
  • Fair-trade fortnight
  • Human Rights Day
  • Friendship Day
  • Exploring equality through positive action
  • Development Education Project

Belief Systems


  • Nirvana Day
  • Wesak


  • Exploring Beliefs


  • Vaisakhi
  • Guru Nanak Birthday

Learning about these different value and belief systems through story, pictures, photos, ICT. Examining symbols, philosophies, key figures, ceremonies, places of worship.

Ethics and the Environment

  • Green Schools Participation
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
  • Taking care of learning environment
  • Responsibility and stewardship of environment
  • Waste Management
  • Anti Litter activities
  • Participation in School Garden activities
  • Global warming
  • Involvement in local community by helping at beach clean up
  • Local habitats
  • biodiversity