To compliment our teaching of RE, we have started to teach a
‘philosophy of life’
to our children. This will be taught during circle times, in assemblies and other times throughout the year.
By teaching ‘Mossy Philosophy’ we hope that it will:
- Promote resilience and independence
- Help deal with emotional and behavioural issues
- Promote positive mental health
- Give children an alternative outlook on how to see themselves, their problems and how normal life issues can be dealt with to promote a happier life
There are 8 main elements to our Mossy Philosophy Topic which are intended to form the starting points of conversations and discussions.
The 8 main elements are:
Below we have listed a few links to some interesting articles, helpful videos, useful information and what you can do to help teach our elements of 'Mossy Philosophy' at home: