“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi

What this means to us

The things we receive from those that came before us and give to those who come after us.

Big ideas about legacy that we help our children understand

Our lives are made richer by the positive legacy of others. Works of art, discoveries, ideas, reforms and protected natural treasures are gifts from people in other times and places.
We contribute to the world by what we say and do, create and write, share and protect.
When we serve a cause greater than our own, we can create change that lasts beyond us.

Related virtues we nurture in our children

Appreciation, awe, curiosity, cultural capital, knowledge, innovation, creativity, vision, service, purpose.

Underpinning concepts we explore with our children through the lens of different subjects

Aesthetics, culture, civilisation, expression, ideas, inspiration, discovery, invention, design, technology, change, cause, effect, sequence, consequence, contribution, achievement, influence significance, composition, convention, symbol, property, quality, criteria, art, architecture.

The thoughts of others with the power to inspire us

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi

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