Practicing mindfulness and coming to rest between activities – pausing – nourishes the body, mind and heart and develops valuable skills of full attention.
To be successful at anything requires the power of attention. We teach children to develop this essential skill.
Fostering the joy of learning and reaching high academic standards through engaging teaching. Learning good habits: selflessness, thoughtfulness and truthfulness.
We nurture self-discovery and curiosity and encourage the Socratic method of discussion to train the mind and open the heart. Weekly philosophy practice explores the concepts of truth, courage, justice, love and a sense of ourselves.
We encourage everyone in our community to see themselves in others and to take care of each other.
We teach children to learn how to be happy in all circumstances and how to live meaningfully and successfully in the world.
Living our Ethos
Our five school rules are derived from our ethos:
- Take care of everyone including yourself
- Give attention and participate fully
- Follow directions immediately
- Speak truthfully and beautifully
- Take care of everything