Ethos statements

Our ethos statements help your primary school pupils develop skills and values for life.

The posters and certificates below offer ideas and motivation to support your pupils to be active citizens - both at school and in the wider community.

You may also like our weekly stimulus pictures - 10-minute activities to get your class thinking.

Posters

Use these posters as a starting point to inspire and empower your class.

Class Posters, Relationships, KS1 (ages 5-7)

We Care About How Others Feel (poster)

We try to understand other people’s thoughts and feelings. To access this content, register for our free School Subscription.

Class Posters, Community, KS1 (ages 5-7)

We Make a Difference in Our Communities (poster)

We know that positive change starts with many small actions. To access this content, register for our free School Subscription.

Class Posters, Social Action/Active Citizenship, KS1 (ages 5-7)

We are Change-Makers (poster)

We stand up for what we believe in and use our voice for good. To access this content, register for our free School Subscription.

Class Posters, Community, KS1 (ages 5-7)

We Stand up for Others (poster)

We are always willing to help others and to speak up for people who struggle to make their voices heard. To access this content, register for our free School Subscription.

Class Posters, Health and Wellbeing, KS1 (ages 5-7)

We Bounce Back (poster)

When faced with challenges we keep on trying and learn from our mistakes. To access this content, register for our free School Subscription.

Class Posters, KS1 (ages 5-7)

We Consider Other Viewpoints Before Making Up Our Minds (poster)

We speak our minds but also listen to and consider other people’s points of view. To access this content, register for our free School Subscription.

Class Posters, KS1 (ages 5-7)

We Think Before We Act (poster)

We think about how our actions and words might affect other people, communities and the environment. To access this content, register for our free School Subscription.

Class Posters, KS1 (ages 5-7)

We are Part of a World-Wide Community (poster)

We all play a part in caring for the world and those that live in it. To access this content, register for our free School Subscription.

Class Posters, KS1 (ages 5-7)

We Work as a Team (poster)

We recognise and celebrate each other’s skills and talents. We can achieve more when we work together. To access this content, register for our free School Subscription.

Class Posters, KS1 (ages 5-7)

We Treat Others with Respect (poster)

We treat others as we would like to be treated. We value listening to and learning from each other. To access this content, register for our free School Subscription.

Class Posters, KS1 (ages 5-7)

We Explore the World Around Us (poster)

We are open to new ideas and are always curious.  To access this content, register for our free School Subscription.

Class Posters, KS1 (ages 5-7)

We Treat Everyone Fairly (poster)

We take action to help make the world a fairer and more equal place. To access this content, register for our free School Subscription.

Certificates

Have your pupils done something amazing to put their values into practice? Award a certificate!

Certificates, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Treating People Fairly (certificate)

Our pupil certificates are linked to 12 ethos statements, such as We Treat Everyone Fairly.¬†Each statement supports character development and the acquisition of key citizenship skills The values, skills and…

Certificates, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Being an Explorer (certificate)

Our pupil certificates are linked to 12 ethos statements, such as We Explore the World Around Us.¬†Each statement supports character development and the acquisition of key citizenship skills The values,…

Certificates, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Treating Others with Respect (certificate)

Our pupil certificates are linked to 12 ethos statements, such as We Treat Others with Respect.¬†Each statement supports character development and the acquisition of key citizenship skills The values, skills…

Certificates, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Working as Part of a Team (certificate)

Our pupil certificates are linked to 12 ethos statements, such as We Work as a Team.¬†Each statement supports character development and the acquisition of key citizenship skills The values, skills…

Certificates, Sustainability and the Environment, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Caring for our World (certificate)

Our pupil certificates are linked to 12 ethos statements, such as We are Part of a World-Wide Community. Each statement supports character development and the acquisition of key citizenship skills…

Certificates, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Caring About Other People’s Feelings (certificate)

Our pupil certificates are linked to 12 ethos statements, such as We Care About How Others Feel.¬†Each statement supports character development and the acquisition of key citizenship skills The values,…

Certificates, Social Action/Active Citizenship, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Making a Difference (certificate)

Our pupil certificates are linked to 12 ethos statements, such as We Make a Difference in our Communities.¬†Each statement supports character development and the acquisition of key citizenship skills The…

Certificates, Social Action/Active Citizenship, KS2 (ages 7-11)

Being a Change-Maker (certificate)

Our pupil certificates are linked to 12 ethos statements, such as We Are Change-Makers.¬†Each statement supports character development and the acquisition of key citizenship skills The values, skills and knowledge…

Certificates, Diversity and Inclusion, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Standing up for Others (certificate)

Our pupil certificates are linked to 12 ethos statements, such as We Stand Up For Others.¬†Each statement supports character development and the acquisition of key citizenship skills The values, skills…

Certificates, Health and Wellbeing, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Bouncing Back (certificate)

Our pupil certificates are linked to 12 ethos statements, such as We Bounce Back.¬†Each statement supports character development and the acquisition of key citizenship skills The values, skills and knowledge…

Certificates, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Considering Other Points of View (certificate)

Our pupil certificates are linked to 12 ethos statements, such as We Consider Other Viewpoints Before Making Up Our Minds.¬†Each statement supports character development and the acquisition of key citizenship…

Certificates, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Thinking Before you Act (certificate)

Our pupil certificates are linked to 12 ethos statements, such as We Think Before We Act.¬†Each statement supports character development and the acquisition of key citizenship skills The values, skills…

More teaching resources

Want to get your class talking? Use our weekly stimulus pictures to spark conversation