On Teachers Day at John Colet School, students reflect on what they have learnt from all the different teachers in their lives. This beautiful selection of written work is from one of our Lower 1st (Kindergarten) classes…
Mrs Renshaw has taught me to have courage. She makes me try new food at school. It is not easy because there is so much of it to eat. I have to be brave.
My Dad has taught me about courage. He is so brave and strong. I want to be strong like him.
Mrs Dunn has taught me about service. She gave me a piano from her heart and not for money. She did not want to waste it.
Mrs Dunn has taught be how to be still. She helps me pause and find stillness in my heart.
My family has taught me about service. We help each other because we love each other.
My Mummy has taught me service. I help her because she is going to have a baby.
My Mum has taught be about service. We had to look after my cousins. I helped my Mum do things for them.
Mr Grandma has taught me about service. She always helps me tie my shoes. It makes me feel happy. I want to make my family happy too!
My Mum and Dad have taught me respect and service. They are kind to each other. They love and help me.
Miss Bower has taught me to have courage. She gets me to do new things. I just need to try and be brave.
Mrs Dunn has taught me about stillness. She shows me how to pause. She calms me down after I pause.
My Mummy has taught me to have courage. She buys new food for me to try. It is sometimes hard. I need to be brave.
My Mummy has taught me to have courage. She made me eat egg on toast.
My Mum has taught me about respect. She does all the hard work. She is happy to do it. I love her for it.
Mr Wilcock listening to Lower 1stB reading their work aloud.