Virtues & Values
Summer 2 - This half term Year 2 are focusing on being Attentive and Discerning.
Attentive: We are attentive when we listen to our calling from God to love and serve one another in all that we do. We are attentive to our experiences and can see where they will take us in our future vocations.
Discerning: We are discerning when we decide to do the right thing in the interest of the needs of others because we know the positive impact that will have on their lives.
Summer 1 - This half term Year 2 are focusing on being Grateful and Generous
Grateful: We are grateful for the gifts God has given to us, for the gifts of other people and the blessings of each new day.
Generous: We are generous with our gifts and use them in the service of others. We are generous with our time and give of ourselves to serve others as God wants us to. We are generous with our actions, doing things to help other people and make a difference in the world.
Spring 2 - This half term Year 2 are focusing on being Intentional and Prophetic.
Intentional: planning our actions and choosing to live how God wants us to.
Prophetic: spreading the word of God through how we live our lives.
Spring 1 - This half term Year 2 are focusing on being curious and active.
Curious: exploring God’s creation and asking questions to find out more.
Active: working to make things better where we can.
Autumn 2 - This half term Year 2 are focusing on being Learned and Wise.
Learned: learning how God wants us to live our lives. Whether we are young or old, we should never stop learning about what God wants of us. We learn many new things each day. By reading the Bible, listening to our teachers and listening to our hearts, we learn more of what God wants.
Wise: knowing how God wants us to live our lives and putting it into practice. God is always with us and hoping that we will live our lives in the right way, following the teachings of Jesus.
Autumn 1 - This half term Year 2 are focusing on being Eloquent and Truthful.
Eloquent: the ability to speak or write fluently, persuasively and appropriately. We are eloquent when we use language to express our ideas or opinions clearly. When we choose our words, we should do so carefully so they are kind and compassionate, and don’t hurt others. We can express ourselves in other ways like music, drama, painting or dance.
Truthful: God wants us to be truthful in all we do. Jesus said, ‘I am the way, the truth and the life’, so being honest and truthful means we are following in his footsteps and living life the way God wants us to. Being truthful is being faithful to ourselves and to Jesus. We should stand up for the truth.