Another aspect of our approach to Character Education is 'Philosophy'. We worked with the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues at Birmingham University to trial and implement their resources which were designed based on their research into effective character education. Here are their building blocks of character:
We use the resources flexibly to meet the needs of our children. These lessons contain aspects of online safety and RHE as well as other elements of character education. Teachers choose carefully when and which lessons to use in order to support children's personal development. As children progress up through school, their knowledge and understanding of each virtue becomes more sophisticated.
Here are some examples of lessons that maybe used in school: