Biblical Studies consists of one 45 minute lesson per week, however, Christian themes run throughout our curriculum as follows:
‘Peacemakers’ (Years 7-8)
‘Be Attitudes’ (Year 6)
‘GodSpace’ (Year 5)
Jesus says, "You’re blessed when you can show people how to cooperate instead of compete or fight. That’s when you discover who you really are, and your place in God’s family.". Matthew 5:9 (The Message).
The Bible tells us that conflict is unavoidable, Jesus reminds us that "in the world you will have trouble, but take heart I have overcome the world" (John 16:33). It is how conflict is managed that is important. In Middle School, a peacemaker approach modelled by Jesus, is central to how we manage and unpack issues to a positive outcome. This focuses upon four basic principles:
By modelling this behaviour in all our relationships, we seek to show, train and mentor the students to a biblical way of living and dealing with the opportunities that conflict provides, as opposed to the worldly outcomes of damaged relationships and the carnage it can produce.