Junior and Senior Infants

Moral and Spiritual

  • Golden rules of the school and classroom
  • Sense of self
  • Being special
  • Co-operation through games
  • Kindness
  • Sharing
  • Respect
  • Core Values
  • Relaxation and Meditation
  • Interdependence
  • Celebrate MayDay and the significance of festivals

Equality and Justice

  • Democracy in the classroom and school:  rights and responsibility, positive behaviour in classroom, school and yard
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Respect and value each person
  • Explore and celebrate similarities and differences
  • Human rights Day Dec 10th
  • Promoting equality
  • Celebrate Friendship day
  • Fairtrade fortnight (27th Feb – Mar 11th)

Belief Systems


  • Nirvana Day
  • Wesak


  • Exploring Beliefs


  • Guru Nanak
  • Vaisakhi (Sikh New year)

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

  • Recycling
  • Green Schools Art Project
  • Develop sense of wonder in nature – seasonal changes
  • Water – integrating with Maths and Science
  • Caring for our local beach
  • Field trip to beach and exploration of beach objects and beach life
  • Litter and the environment
  • Protection of the environment: Birds and Animals