Thursday, 10 November 2016

Bucket fillers pledge

Our anti bullying week is going really well!

We have been discussing 'Filling our buckets' a lot and we now have a lovely display in the front hall showing our pledge to be bucket fillers! JF
Our whole school has pledged to be a bucket filler!!

The Pledge!

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Our Hallway

We also have some posters up in the hallway- if you are passing through... please take a read! Our emphasis is on the positive- Be a buddy- not a bully! JF

Have you filled a bucket today?

The idea of Bucket Fillers is based on the book "Have You Filled A Bucket Today?” by Carol McCloud.
The idea behind this book is that we all carry an invisible bucket that contains our feelings.
When our bucket is full, we feel great. When our bucket is empty, we feel sad.
A bucket filler is someone who says or does nice things for other people. They smile and are friendly and caring. By doing  and saying kind things, they are filling other people's buckets and filling their own bucket at the same time. We are encouraging the children to be bucket fillers at home and school.

On the other hand, a bucket dipper says or does things to cause other people to feel bad. They might make mean comments, hurt others and generally put others down. A bucket dipper empties their own bucket when they say and do mean things. With this concept from the book, it is easier for the pupils to recognise that we can all have moments that we are bucket dippers and that these moments can have a negative effect on others. 
We are promoting the good feeling that you can have from being a bucket filler and of course discouraging bucket dipping always! JF

Monday, 7 November 2016

Anti-Bullying Week 2016

The St. Saviour's NS, Anti-Bullying Week is taking place from the 7th-11th November. The week will focus on the values of friendship and kindness towards each other. More information will be posted on the week's activities.