Self-esteem and understanding themselves among others are crucial lessons in your life being explored by children at Chilton Primary School in Ramsgate.
The ‘Good to remain Me’ project encourages pupils to investigate the necessity of family and community. Pupils have in addition had the chance learn more about oneself and also the diversity of these whole school community.
Working in mixed year groups to have an art day look around the theme, pupils painted, crafted, drew, and sculptured their thoughts and ideas in a colourful number of work together with each of them telling unique personal tale.
Head of School Kate Law said: “The children have covered areas of learning about ‘Good to be Me’ all term and taken part in a collaborative craft afternoon of learning with children from different year groups C the thought would be to mix using a range of children and interact with each other with them.
“The project targets helping children understand and grow happy with his or her identity and individuality and even respecting and knowning that of others.
“It links closely with these values of Respect, Equality, Courage and Kindness and with our anti-bullying work.
“We talk with the youngsters about how everyone needs mirrors – to see waste themselves reflected on this planet around them but we all need windows – to seem and find out about people completely different from ourselves.”
Pupils are encouraged by positive messages and affirmations round the school along with a quote from civil rights campaigner Jesse Jackson – “Never look down on somebody if you aren’t helping him up” –? and a simple yet effective credo across one wall with the assembly hall “I’m who I’m intended to be C this is certainly me.”
Children also explored what diversity means and why it is important to understand who they really are and who compensates their local and wider community.
Anna, from Year 3, proudly displayed her colourful flower with each and every petal showing things in their life C her family and pet cat, art from the style of Picasso, music notes as she plays piano, and flags of Ireland and Thailand where her granddad and nan are derived from.
Chloe developed a Chloe’s Champions Tree showing all the things essential to her in messages on each leaf, while Leo created a bigger life model of his younger brother Elliott.
Olivia and James in Year 6 chose to highlight the international significance about Mala Yousafzai as a prominent activist finest to education after she survived a gunman’s assassination attempt on her as she returned home using a bus after taking an evaluation.
A celebration afternoon is going to be held should the children’s listening to advice from an entire term will likely be on show in classrooms for families to watch.
Report Pete Barnett