Our new SEAL theme is…

Tuesday 03 January 2012

Rights and Responsibilities

SEAL stands for Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning.  This is a national scheme that promotes self-awareness, managing feelings, empathy, social skills and motivation. 

At Moortown Primary, we’re dedicated to the value of SEAL in promoting a happy and healthy place to learn.  However, we’re always thinking about other ways to meet our children’s needs and interests.  That’s one of the reasons we choose to sometimes break away from the national SEAL themes to do something different.

This half term, we’ll think about our rights and responsibilities and, importantly, that if we have rights, we also have responsibilities.  We last taught this in Spring term 2010 and it was very successful.  For example, children said:

As you can see, some important messages are promoted.  Each week this half-term, we’ll concentrate on a different area:

Perhaps you can support your child’s learning by discussing and promoting rights and responsibilities at home, too.