This week, we kicked off Friendship Week with ‘Odd Socks Day’ where the children all wore odd socks. We discussed how our unique qualities and talents are what make us special and that we should celebrate and be proud of our diversity and differences. We continued on this theme throughout the week and the children discussed in class what makes a good friend, what a balanced friendship looks like and what can be done if they are facing challenges or difficulties in friendship. Celebrating Friendship Week holds immense significance in fostering a sense of community and unity within our school. This dedicated time not only allows students to express appreciation for their friends but also emphasizes the values of empathy, kindness, and inclusivity. By engaging in activities that promote positive social interactions, we create a supportive environment where friendships can flourish. Friendship Week serves as a reminder that these bonds contribute not only to individual well-being but also to the overall strength and cohesion of our school community. It instils in students the understanding that a culture of friendship and mutual respect is fundamental to a thriving and harmonious educational experience.