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The importance of valuing others, listening to different viewpoints, taking care of belongings, manners, appreciating the diversity which exists in our community and beyond


The determination to reach the highest standards, every day.


The desire to grow and develop, achieving the best for ourselves and each other.


The knowledge that working with others, asking for help when needed and supporting others to develop are the foundations of growth.


The importance of joy in what we do, discovering our strengths and using them.


2a: Give/explain the meaning of words in context.

- Explain two things that the words ___, ____ suggest.

- Find and copy a word/two words/a phrase/a sentence that shows _________

- In this sentence __________ is closest in meaning to ________?

- The author uses _________. _________ has two different definitions, use each definition to write a sentence.

- The author uses _________. Why do you think they chose this word?

- The author uses _________. Which of these words could be used to give a similar meaning in the sentence?

- Which word best describe _________?

- Find and copy one word that suggests that ___________

- What does this word/phrase/sentence tell you about ____________?
- Highlight a key phrase or line. By writing a line in this way what effect has the author created?

- Why does the author use ________ repeatedly?

- The writer uses words like _______ to describe ________. What does this tell you ________?

- What other words/phrases could the author have used?

- The writer uses _________to describe ________ How does this make you feel?

​​- Can you find an example of a word that means ______?