All the children are encouraged everyday to behave and conduct themselves in a manner that is good and kind and representative of the gifts and fruit of the Holy Spirit. The children are taught values that will make them more self aware and help them not only in their school life but also at home and in to adulthood. Teaching staff award Dove Points when a pupil has shown one or more of the following qualities:
The Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Wonder & Awe
The Fruit of the Holy Spirit
Love - the ability to unconditionally accept others; to give ourselves in service to others without expecting anything in return.
Joy - a deep, inner gladness that comes from your relationship with Jesus Christ.
Peace - an inner harmony and sense of well-being bringing a sense of peace to others, faith that God is in control no matter what happens.
Patience - ability to show restraint and calm despite circumstances that may cause us to get angry or frustrated; willingness to wait on God.
Kindness - the ability to treat others with openness, sensitivity, and love, and to share the kindness that comes from God.
Goodness - having the nature of God, able to tell right from wrong, doing good to others and avoiding evil.
Faithfulness - unshakable loyalty, shows in being trustworthy, reliable, responsible and carrying out our commitments to God and others.
Gentleness - showing consideration and thoughtfulness, putting my rights and strength under God’s control in order to seek peace. It requires openness, humility a teachable spirit.
Self Control - taking authority over oneself and exercise discipline in order to avoid sin and live a life that pleases God.
“It makes me really happy and proud when I get Dove Points from my teachers” Pearl Hoy, Year 1
Dove Points awarded from all classes are reported to the School Office where a tally is kept at the end of the week the house that has accrued the most Dove Points is named House of the Week. For more information on the School Houses click here.