Character Education

Character Education

At Sirius Academy North, we believe that character education is foundational to the development of our students. Our comprehensive character education program is designed to nurture essential traits such as a growth mindset, confidence, resilience, and determination. These attributes not only support academic success but also prepare our students for life’s challenges. 

Core Elements of Our Character Education 

Growth Mindset: 

  • Encouraging students to embrace challenges and view failures as opportunities for growth. 
  • Teaching the value of perseverance and the power of effort in achieving success. 
  • Promoting a love for learning and a belief in the ability to improve through hard work and dedication. 



  • Building self-esteem through positive reinforcement and recognising individual achievements. 
  • Providing opportunities for students to take on leadership roles and express their ideas. 
  • Fostering a supportive environment where students feel safe to take risks and learn from their experiences. 



  • Equipping students with the skills to bounce back from setbacks and adapt to change. 
  • Implementing strategies to manage stress and maintain a positive outlook. 
  • Encouraging a proactive approach to problem-solving and overcoming obstacles. 



  • Instilling a strong sense of purpose and commitment to personal goals. 
  • Teaching the importance of persistence and staying focused on long-term objectives. 
  • Celebrating the journey of progress, no matter how small, towards achieving one’s aspirations. 


Linking Character Education to Our Life Curriculum 

Our character education program is intricately linked to our life curriculum, which addresses challenging and significant topics that prepare students for real-world situations. 

CPR Training: 

  • Empowering students with the knowledge and skills to perform life-saving techniques. 
  • Promoting a sense of responsibility and readiness to assist in emergencies. 


Hate Crime Awareness: 

  • Educating students about the impact of hate crimes and fostering a culture of empathy and respect. 
  • Encouraging proactive measures to stand against discrimination and support victims. 


One Punch Campaign: 

  • Highlighting the dangers and consequences of violence. 
  • Promoting conflict resolution and effective communication skills to prevent physical altercations. 


At Sirius Academy North, we are dedicated to cultivating well-rounded individuals who are not only academically capable but also possess strong character and ethical values. Our character education program, in conjunction with our life curriculum, ensures that students are equipped with the skills and mindset necessary to navigate the complexities of life with confidence and integrity.