Our vision tells people what we are working to achieve.
We will know we have achieved the vision when:
Our values tell people who we are and what we believe in. They determine the culture and ethos of our school. Our 18 core values are as follows:
Awe and wonder
Safety and security
Values for 2018- 19:
Uniqueness (Term 1)
Teamwork (Term 2)
Happiness (Term 3)
Kindness (Term 4)
Respect (Term 5)
Achievement (Term 6)
Values Parent Forum Wednesday 16.1.19
Thank you to all that attended the values parent forum. It was a really valuable evening.
Week beginning 10th September 2018:
Introduction to Values and the value of Uniqueness. What makes us physically different? Song about uniqueness. Reflection on the importance of physical differences.
Week beginning 17th September 2018:
Children to demonstrate skills that they have which makes them unique.
Week beginning 23rd September 2018:
Considering grains of sand, snowflakes and fingerprints - all of them are unique. Children and adults to share their unique talents.
Week beginning 1st October 2018
Week beginning 8th October 2018
Uniqueness in nature, particularly in autumn - apples, conkers, leaves
Week beginning 15th October 2018
Poem about uniqueness and Larry Sherwin's clip 'Everyone is different'
Week beginning 22nd October 2018
Review of value this term and reinforcement of behaviour expectations through new Code of Conduct
Week beginning 5th November 2018
Introduction of new value - TEAMWORK - through a practical team game involving passing a beanbag between children. What skills are needed to work with other people? TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More
Week beginning 12th November 2018
Anti-bullying theme to mark national anti-bullying week in schools
Week beginning 19th November 2018
Which people are in our own 'team' (family/friends, etc)? How do they help support us when things are tough?
Week beginning 26th November 2018
PLT led assembly demonstrating teamwork by describing objects and feelings, working together as a team and only being able to say one word each! How good a job did they do? Could you guess what they were describing?
Week beginning 3rd December 2018
Singing assembly practices
Week beginning 10th December 2018
'The Greatest Showman' - circus theme. Which people make up a team in a circus? Reflect and compare this to our school and its team of pupils, staff, parents, governors, office staff, FOBS, lunchtime supervisors, cleaners, caretakers, etc. Everyone has an important contribution to make!
Week beginning 17th December 2018
Round up of the term - how has teamwork been demonstrated in school (PLT, sports tournaments, Christmas Fair, etc) - what lies ahead for our different teams working together?
Week beginning 7th January 2019
What makes us happy? Reflection on this and sharing of ideas. Listening to 'Happy' by Pharrell Williams.
Week beginning 14th January 2019
What have you done recently to make someone else happy? What has someone done for you recently to make you happy? Listening to Muse, 'Feeling good'.
Week beginning 21st January 2019
The importance of a smile - riddle. Discussion about Mother Teresa who, when asked, 'What can I do to bring hope and peace in the world like you are doing, would say 'Peace begins with a smile.'
Week beginning 28th January 2019
Vicar in assemblies to tell the Bible story of Simeon and him finding happiness.
Week beginning 4th February 2019
How does a pantomime spread happiness (FS/KS1)?
Action for Happiness: Points 1 and 2 (Giving and Relating) - giving people compliments to make them happy (KS2)
Week beginning 11th February 2019
Action for Happiness: Having goals to look forward to and learning new things can help to make us happy
Week beginning 25th February 2019
Watching Youtube clip of the Boomerang of Kindness and introducing the idea of Acts of Kindness
Week beginning 4th March 2019
Story of the Wind and the Sun - using kind words and actions can reap the benefits
Week beginning 11th March 2019
Reverend Steve visiting from Holy Trinity Church: Spring cleaning and story of the lost golden coins
Week beginning 18th March 2019
Week of Kindness - sharing and brainstorming ideas for all key stakeholders in school
Week beginning 25th March 2019
Kindness in sport - story of the Brownlee brothers during the 2016 triathlon and watching a clip from that moment of sporting history
Week beginning 1st April 2019
Launch of Ocean Art cluster competition
Week beginning 8th April 2019
Round-up of the value of kindness this term - what has been covered and what have we learnt?
Week beginning 29th April 2019
What is respect? What does it look like? Who should we show respect to? Story of lion and mouse.
Week beginning 7th May 2019
Introduce sports athlete coming to Bridgetown later in month.
Start respect in school with Tidy classroom award.
Week beginning 13th May 2019
SATS in hall (no assemblies Monday to Thursday)
Week beginning 20th May 2019
Story of doubting Thomas from the Bible and the gaining of respect
Week beginning 3rd June 2019
Visit from Steph Knight, footballer, and her achievements in sport
Week beginning 10th June 2019
Visit from Sea Cadets
Week beginning 17th June 2019
Evaluation of values covered so far and ordering values for year ahead.
Celebration of achievements in Bridgetown's got talent