Responsibility

Linked to our value of the term are our weekly values, collective worship, big questions, learning
 detective challenges, class challenges and inspirational quotes. See below for weekly information on what pupils and staff focused on when exploring Term 1's value of Responsibility
Weekly values

Our weekly values of belonging, friendship and responsibility include how to be a Red Kite learner and take responsibility for your own learning, being responsible around the school, being a responsible friend, responsibility for others and the environment, responsibility for your own learning, respect for others. 

Collective Worship

Week Beginning 4/9/17 Week 1 
After welcoming everyone back we will discuss the different groups that we all belong to, being part of the Christian church and part of Garsington school. We will ask what makes our school unique and revisit the Red Kite Values.  

Luke 3: 1-18. John the Baptist & Jesus is baptised.

Week Beginning 11/9/17 Week 2 
We will discuss what does it mean and why is it important to be responsible? 

Genesis 2: 4-25. Adam and Eve, right and wrong.

Week Beginning 18/9/17 Week 3
We will discuss the different responsibilities in the school and the link between responsibility, trust and recognition.  Children will be asked to complete the feeling safe and happy survey.

Barnabas Bible, living God’s way Page 231 

Week Beginning 25/9/17 Week 4
The Harvest Story. Relating the seeds to how people listen to God.

Matthew 13

Week Beginning 2/10/17 Week 5 
We will discuss taking responsibility for how we learn and how we can use the gifts we have (our brain, our teachers, our classrooms, our friends, parents) to make us the best learners that we can be.

Parable of the three servants. Matthew 25 

Week Beginning 9/10/17 Week 6
We will discuss responsibility in friendship. 

Ruth and Naomi 

Week Beginning 16/10/17  Week 7
We will introduce the International Evening and the countries that each class will represent and discuss celebrating different cultures and the Christian Church in the world. 

The Tower of Babel Genesis 11:1-9 


Learning detectives for Term 1

Learning Detective Challenges: Term 1

Week Beginning 11/9/17 Week 2 
Check that classes are being responsible when lining up and doing lunchtime duties. 

Week Beginning 18/9/17 Week 3
Set up a rota to ensure that everyone in the class carries out their school responsibilities.  

Week Beginning 25/9/17 Week 4
Encourage your class to eat their lunch and take responsibility in keeping the lunch hall tidy.  

Week Beginning 2/10/17 Week 5
Secret spy mission linked to the class challenge of the week. 

Week Beginning 9/10/17 Week 6
Friendship chain showing off our acts of kindness.

Week Beginning 17/10/16  Week 7
Review the challenges achieved by your class. Write the certificate ready for presentation. 

Inspirational Quotes

Week Beginning 4/9/17 Week 1
"We may have different religions, different languages, different coloured skin, but we all belong to one human race." Kofi Annan

Week Beginning 11/9/17 Week 2 
 “Quit making excuses. Putting it off. Complaining about it. Dreaming about it. Whining about it. Crying about it. Believing you can’t. Worrying if you can. Waiting until you are older. Make a plan and just do it.” – Nike

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. 

Week Beginning 18/9/17 Week 3
Wise people are careful to stay out of trouble, but foolish people act without thinking. Proverbs 14:16  (Wisdom of Life)

If you follow God’s way, you will be like a little salt in a cooking pot, making the whole mean taste good; or like a lamp shining brightly in a dark place, bringing light so that all can see. Matthew 5: 1-12

Week Beginning 25/9/17 Week 4
 ‘Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.’ Oprah Winfrey

‘No matter what happens always be thankful.’ Thessalonians 5:18 

Week Beginning 2/10/17 Week 5
‘Work hard and cheerfully at whatever you do.’ Colossians 3:23

Week Beginning 9/10/17 Week 6
 ‘Friends come and friends go, but a true friend sticks by you like a family.’ Proverb 18.24 

You shall love your neighbour as yourself.’

Week Beginning 16/10/17  Week 7
All religions, cultures and beliefs deserve the same amount if respect even if they are different from your own.

Big Questions for Term 1

Week Beginning 4/9/17 Week 1
What different groups do you belong to?

Week Beginning 11/9/17 Week 2 
What are your responsibilities in school and at home?

Week Beginning 18/9/17 Week 3 
Why is important to be responsible?
  
Week Beginning 25/9/17 Week 4
What are you thankful for?

Week Beginning 2/10/17 Week 5
Why is important to be responsible? How do you show responsibility at school and at home?

Week Beginning 9/10/17 Week 6
What does a good friend do?’

Week Beginning 16/10/17  Week 7
Why is it good to be different? 

Class Challenges

Week Beginning 4/9/17 Week 1
Do we all feel part of our class and can we follow the class expectations?

Week Beginning 11/9/17 Week 2 
Can we all walk around school responsibly with and without an adult including at lunchtimes?

Week Beginning 18/9/17 Week 3 
We all know what our school responsibility is and work responsibly to complete it everyday. 

Week Beginning 25/9/17 Week 4
We are all responsible at lunchtime. We appreciate our food and those who help to give us our food.

Week Beginning 2/10/17 Week 5 
Classes will choose their challenge based on either responsibility linked to active listening or responding to feedback.

Week Beginning 9/10/17 Week 6
We all complete an act of friendship everyday. 

Week Beginning 16/10/17  Week 7
We can all say good morning and good afternoon in a number of different languages.