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AVETON GIFFORD

Church of England Primary School

Pupils' Voice

How do our Christian values help you?

 

"They help me to be a better person like Jesus" Phoebe, Year 1

 

"They help us to be kind to each other at school" Chester, Year 1

 

" I love hearing different Bible stories because they teach us about Jesus so we can be like him" Oliver, Year 3

 

"God is really important and Jesus taught us how God wants us to live" Cameron, Year 3

 

"In our RE lessons, we get to learn more about how we can use the Christian values in our lives like joy, hope and wisdom" Morwenna, Year 4

 

" We learn about Christian values in collective worships and they teach us messages about what to do in different situations" George, Year 5

 

"I like being part of the ethos team because we get to help other children in the school to learn more about our Christian values" Izzy, Year 6 

What do we like best about AG? - Autumn 2017

 

"I love the forest school area" - Max, Year 3

 

"  We're lucky to have outdoor areas like ours" - Maisey, Year 4

 

" I like the freedom and responsibility we have in our school" - Izzy, Year 6

 

" I like the friendships of the teachers and the pupils" - Eloise, Year 6

 

" I like all of the art that we do here" - Skye, Year 4

 

" I really enjoy the swimming pool and the swimming lessons we have" - Tom, Year 4

 

" I enjoy the residential trips we have. I loved going camping last year" Ruby, Year 5

 

"I really like our 'thinking trios'"  because we get to work with other children" - Daisy, Year 3

 

 

 

Group discussion focusing on Collective Worship - Spring Term 2017

 

Why do we have worship?

This is a Christian school and the school wants to teach us about God.

To learn about friendship and God.

 

What do you like most about worship?

We get to make up prayers and we can write things about each other and put them into the jars that are our School and Christian Values.

I like learning about friendship and kindness.

 

What is your favourite type of worship e.g. whole school; in Church?

We like it when the Vicar leads worship and gets us involved.  We also like it when we perform plays in Church.

When we are in Church with the whole school.

 

What is important to you about being part of a Church school?

We know more about being a Christian and going to Church.

It's important to believe in God.

It's fun.

 

How do you think that the school values help you live your lives?

They help you to become a better person.  When you're older you'll have more compassion for other people and responsibility.

They help us to do the right things when we are older.

To make us good people.

To learn from our mistakes.

 

Can you think about one of our school values - have you experienced this in action either by one of your friends, your classmates or yourself?

 

COMPASSION - I've seen other people show compassion to people who are upset and sat on the 'Friendship' bench.

RESPONSIBILITY - Two of us have taken responsibility for keeping the pencil pots in order.

PERSEVERANCE - I have persevered when I have felt ill but I still did my work. 

 

If you wish to spend a moment reflecting, where do you go?

In the Library.

Near to Herons' class where I can relax and pray.

On the grass area. 

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