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Daily Act of Collective Worship 2014-15
Dydd Llun Monday 8.9.14 Thema’r Wythnos-Ymgartrefu Theme for the week - Settling In
What do you hope to achieve this year?How can you improve on last year?Make list of 5 things and compare it with a friend
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 9.9.14Thema’r Wythnos-Ymgartrefu Theme for the week - Settling In
What does settling in mean to you?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 10.9.14 Thema’r Wythnos-Ymgartrefu Theme for the week - Settling In
What do you hope to achieve this year?How will you take advantage of the fresh start and new opportunities?
Dydd Iau Thursday 11.9.14Thema’r Wythnos-Ymgartrefu Theme for the week - Settling In
‘A stitch in time saves nine’ What do you need to do to get yourself organised now ?How will this help you enjoy a smooth start to the new year and avoid the temptation to slip into bad habits?
Dydd Gwener Friday 12.9.14 Thema’r Wythnos-Ymgartrefu Theme for the week - Settling In
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.Nelson MandelaWhat does this mean to you? Are you sometimes satisfied with achieving less than you are capable of?What will you do to achieve your best?
Dydd Llun Monday 15.9.14 Thema’r Wythnos- Bod yn BositifTheme for the week – Being Positive
Is this true?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday16.9.14Thema’r Wythnos- Bod yn BositifTheme for the week – Being Positive
You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.Ralph MarstonDo you believe in yourself and your abilities?Do you sometimes talk yourself into NOT being able to do something.How does being positive help you achieve what you want to accomplish?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 17.9.14 Thema’r Wythnos- Bod yn BositifTheme for the week – Being Positive
People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?Nhat HanhWatch this clip of Steven Sutton. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-27165726What was the impact of him being positive?
Dydd IauThursday 18.9.14 Thema’r Wythnos- Bod yn BositifTheme for the week – Being Positive
I hated every minute of training, but I said “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion” Mohammed Ali BoxerWe all have to do things we don’t like doing. Do you give up too easily?
Dydd Gwener Friday 19.9.14Thema’r Wythnos- Bod yn BositifTheme for the week – Being Positive
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A 'you can do it' when things are tough.
When did you last give someone you know a positive push?
Dydd Llun Monday 22.9.14 Thema’r Wythnos-Cyfeillgarwch Theme for the week – Friendship
An honest answer is the sign of true friendship.– Proverbs 24:26True or false?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 24.9.14 Thema’r Wythnos-Cyfeillgarwch Theme for the week – Friendship
An insincere and bad friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but a bad friend will wound your mind.Is an insincere friend a friend at all?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 24.9.14 Thema’r Wythnos-Cyfeillgarwch Theme for the week – Friendship
“The road to a friend’s house is never long” Danish proverbWhy is this a true statement?
Dydd Iau Thursday 25.9.14 Thema’r Wythnos-Cyfeillgarwch Theme for the week – Friendship
One of the most lasting pleasures you can experience is the feeling that comes over you when you genuinely forgive an enemy – whether he knows or not O.A. Battista
Dydd Gwener Friday 26.9.14 Thema’r Wythnos-Cyfeillgarwch Theme for the week – Friendship
The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, love – you can never have too much.Discuss this statement
Dydd Monday 29.9.14 Thema’r Wythnos-Gwneud Penderfyniadau Theme for the week – Decision Making
Every decision creates ripples, like a boulder dropped on a lake. What ripples could your decisions make?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 30.9.14 Thema’r Wythnos-Gwneud Penderfyniadau Theme for the week – Decision Making
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. Do you always adopt the correct attitude for each situation you face ?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 1.10.14 Thema’r Wythnos-Gwneud Penderfyniadau Theme for the week – Decision Making
Some decisions can be made in a second, others need to be thought about carefully. Who can help us decide?
Dydd Iau Thursday 2.10.14 Thema’r Wythnos-Gwneud Penderfyniadau Theme for the week – Decision Making
Decisions we have to make become more difficult as we get older. Hopefully with age comes the wisdom to make the correct decision, however difficult that may be.In what way do decisions you make as you get older become more difficult?How do life experiences help you to make those decisions?
Dydd Gwener Friday 3.10.14 Thema’r Wythnos-Gwneud Penderfyniadau Theme for the week – Decision Making
There are many influences that shape our decisions. Remember that every decision could have a consequence. Who or what could affect your decisions?
Dydd Llun Monday 6.10.14 Thema’r Wythnos- Dinasyddiaeth Theme for the week – Citizenship
Freedom, equality and democracy is not the gift of gods. It is the task of people, brave people, honest people, determined people.
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 7.10.14 Thema’r Wythnos- Dinasyddiaeth Theme for the week – Citizenship
What do you think is happening in this picture?It is a refugee camp in DarfurAs global citizens how can we help
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 8.10.14 Thema’r Wythnos- Dinasyddiaeth Theme for the week – Citizenship
Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.People often say this about their career. Why is it more important in our general lives to be nice to the people we meet, what ever their background?
Dydd Iau Thursday 9.10.14Themau’r Wythnos- Dinasyddiaeth Theme for the week – Citizenship
If you want happiness for an hour take a nap.If you want happiness for a day, go fishing.If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune.If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.- Chinese proverbHow would following this proverb make the world a better place?
Dydd Gwener Friday 10.10.14Thema’r Wythnos- Dinasyddiaeth Theme for the week – Citizenship
Be kind to each other, sympathetic, forgiving each other as God has forgiven you through Christ.
If nations bear a grudge for something that has happened between them in the past, will the world ever be truly at peace?
Dydd Llun Monday 13.10.14Thema’r Wythnos - Hiliaeth Theme for the week – Racism
No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. Nelson Mandela
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 14.10.14Thema’r Wythnos - Hiliaeth Theme for the week – Racism
Watch the attached clip.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASsZ-u9YV3cWhose responsibility is it to put a stop to racism? Is it everyone’s, should it be down the governments or organisations eg FIFA? Or should it be ignored?What is your opinion?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 15.10.14Thema’r Wythnos - Hiliaeth Theme for the week – Racism
Racism springs from ignorance.
What does this quotation mean?
Dydd Iau Thursday 16.10.149Thema’r Wythnos - Hiliaeth Theme for the week – Racism
“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the sort of persons they are”.Martin Luther King influenced the way black people were treated in America in the 1950s and 1960s. Is there a need for us to follow his teachings in today’s society?
Dydd Gwener Friday 17.10.14Thema’r Wythnos - Hiliaeth Theme for the week – Racism
Why is it important to stamp out racism
As a class make a list of 5
why we should stamp out racism.
Will this be an easy thing to achieve? Why do you think this is?
Dydd Llun Monday 20.10.14 Thema’r Wythnos - Cyfathrebu Theme for the week – Communication
England and America are two countries divided by a common language. - G Bernard ShawWhy does using different words for the same thing be confusing to people?
Braces (for trousers)
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 21.10.14Thema’r Wythnos - Cyfathrebu Theme for the week – Communication
In the modern world communication is so easy, email, twitter, facebook, mobile phone and so on. We use all of these so quickly. How often do you check what you are posting to make sure that the right message is being sent?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 22.10.14 Thema’r Wythnos - Cyfathrebu Theme for the week – Communication
‘Most people on earth were born to speak a different language than mine, and I would not understand their words.But I can understand that they are people, like me, with thoughts and hopes like mine’.Why is it important to learn different languages?
Dydd Iau Thursday 23.10.14Thema’r Wythnos - Cyfathrebu Theme for the week – Communication
A little boy with a big heart:A little boy lived next door to an old man who's wife had just died. The boy saw the old man crying, he climbed onto his lap and just sat there. Later, his mother asked the boy what he had said to their neighbour. “Nothing” said the child “I just helped him cry”Sometimes we don’t have to say anything. The best thing to do can be to sit quietly and hold their hand. Discuss this statement
Dydd Gwener Friday 24.10.14Thema’r Wythnos - Cyfathrebu Theme for the week – Communication
Say what you mean, and mean what you say, but don't say it mean!Can you think of examples when you would have liked to give someone this message? Why is it an important message?
Dydd Llun Monday 3.11.14 Thema’r Wythnos - Cyfrifoldeb Theme for the week – Responsibility
It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.What responsibilities do you have now? How will they change in the future?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 4.11.14 Thema’r Wythnos - Cyfrifoldeb Theme for the week – Responsibility
Today, take pride in carrying out your responsibilities. Remind yourself that one person can make a difference.Is that one person you?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 5.11.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Cyfrifoldeb Theme for the week – Responsibility
What does this mean?
Dydd Iau Thursday 6.11.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Cyfrifoldeb Theme for the week – Responsibility
Freedom of thought, which all truly independent thinkers have carries with it an awesome responsibility. It means that I can blame nobody else for what I choose to think and believe and do.Do you agree with this?
Dydd Gwener Friday 7.11.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Cyfrifoldeb Theme for the week – Responsibility
What is meant by this quotation?
Dydd Llun Monday 10.11.14Thema’r Wythnos – Cofio Theme for the week – Remembrance
The gift of memory enables us to recall the good and the bad in our lives, and the good and the bad we have caused for others.It is only because we can remember the past that we can now use our freedom to choose?
The Soldier's Cross is a representation, of a fallen soldier/marine/sailor/airman, that we display during a memorial.
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 11.11.14Thema’r Wythnos – Cofio Theme for the week – Remembrance
There is no honourable way to kill, no gentle way to destroy. There is nothing good in war except its end.AnonWhy should be all, especially today, work towards war comes to an end?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 12.11.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Cofio Theme for the week – Remembrance
Look at this pictureBow your head for a few minutes and think of the meaning of the image. Think of all the millions of people who have lost their lives in order to secure our freedom.Are we grateful for their sacrifice?
Dydd Iau Thursday 13.11.14Thema’r Wythnos – Cofio Theme for the week – Remembrance
Watch this clip which shows soldiers leaving a landing craft on Sword Beach on D day. (The sound has been added later and you may want to switch it off)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-U_RC-SrV-QImagine you were on that craft. How would you feel?Would you have had the courage to do what these men had to do knowing that they may be killed? For a moment reflect on what we have to be grateful to these men for
Dydd Gwener Friday 14.11.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Cofio Theme for the week – Remembrance
Wars are not acts of God. They are caused by man, by man-made institutions, by the way in which man has organised his society. What man has made, man can change.Frederick Moore Vinson
Dydd Llun Monday 17.11.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Tyfu i fynu Theme for the week – Growing up
Growing up happens in a heart-beat. One day you’re in nappies, the next day you’re gone. But the memories of childhood stay with you for the long haul.What are you best memories of childhood? Who do they involve?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 18.11.14Thema’r Wythnos – Tyfu i fynu Theme for the week – Growing up
Don’t be afraid to fail. Don’t waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. If you’re not failing you’re not growing.
What lessons have you learned by failing?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 19.11.14Themau’r Wythnos – Tyfu i fynu Theme for the week – Growing up
Youth is a mask, it does not last, Live it long and live it fast.Discuss this statement in your form. Try to understand what it means and say why you agree or disagree with it
Dydd Iau Thursday20.11.14Thema’r Wythnos – Tyfu i fynu Theme for the week – Growing up
We do not remember days, we remember momentsCesane ParesoWhat happened yesterday? Can you remember every single thing about it? Why do you think we remember some things but not others?
Dydd Gwener Friday 21.11.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Tyfu i fynu Theme for the week – Growing up
If a bird is flying for pleasure, it flies with the wind, but if it meets danger it turns and faces the wind, in order that it may rise higherCorrie Ten BoomWhy is this an important message to give to someone younger than you?
Dydd Llun Monday 24.11.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Bwlio Theme for the week – Bullying
This week is anti bullying week. For the statement below think about how this relates to bullying, and most importantly to you!If you ever meet a bully don’t ask them why they don’t like you, ask them why they don’t like themselves.
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 25.11.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Bwlio Theme for the week – Bullying
This week is anti bullying week. For the statement below think about how this relates to bullying, and most importantly to you!We must have the strength of character to find the good points in people and not just see the things that their enemies want us to
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 26.11.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Bwlio Theme for the week – Bullying
Sticks and stones may break my bones,But words can also hurt me.Stones and sticks break only skin,While words are ghosts that haunt me.Slant and curved the word-swords fallTo pierce and stick inside me.Bats and bricks may ache my bones,But words can mortify mePain from words has left its scarOn mind and heart that’s tender.Cuts and bruises now have healed;Its words that I remember.
This week is anti bullying week. For the statement below think about how this relates to bullying, and most importantly to you!
Dydd Iau Thursday 27.11.14Thema’r Wythnos – BwlioTheme for the week – Bullying
This week is anti bullying week. For the statement below think about how this relates to bullying, and most importantly to you!While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.
Dydd Friday 28.11.14 Themau’r Wythnos – Bwlio Theme for the week – Bullying
This week is anti bullying week. For the statement below think about how this relates to bullying, and most importantly to you!There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
Dydd Llun Monday 1.12.14Thema’r Wythnos – Stereoteipio Theme for the week – Stereotyping
Never judge a book by its coverThe images below are the same book The covers are all different but the inside is still the same. How does that relate to us?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 2.12.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Stereoteipio Theme for the week – Stereotyping
To stereotype someone is to judge, label or categorise them according to their religion, sex, skin colour, accent…the list goes on. How have you been stereotyped? How did it feel? How and why do you stereotype others?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 3.12.14Thema’r Wythnos – Stereoteipio Theme for the week – Stereotyping
Q. Why was the blonde so pleased when she finished her jigsaw puzzle in only 6 months?A. Because on the box it said from 2-4 yearsIs this joke funny? Why? Why not?
Dydd IauThursday 4.12.14Thema’r Wythnos – Stereoteipio Theme for the week – Stereotyping
Bobby is 21, black and lives in Brixton, London. He is being interviewed by senior police officers at a police station near his home. Why?There could be many reasons. He could have witnessed a crime or he could be having a job interview. What was your first response? Was it stereotyping?
Dydd Gwener Friday 5.12.14Thema’r Wythnos – Stereoteipio Theme for the week – Stereotyping
Whenever two people meet there are really six people present.There is each man as he sees himselfEach as the other person sees himAnd each man as he really isWilliam JamesDiscuss this statement.
Dydd Llun Monday 8.12.14Thema’r Wythnos – TargedauTheme for the week - Targets
For every obstacle there is aWhat are the obstacles to you reaching your targets?How will you overcome your obstacles?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 9.12.14Thema’r Wythnos – Targedau Theme for the week - Targets
Some people dream of achieving their targets – while others wake up and work hard at themWhat do you dream about?Do you think your dreams are any different to young people in other parts of the world?Will young people in other parts of the world feel that they will achieve more by working hard than some people in the westernised world
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 10.12.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Targedau Theme for the week - Targets
Success is a journey, not a destination. Review your targets regularly.Think of a journey you have been onHow did you get to your destinations?What other ways could you have reached that destination?What are the implications of this?
Dydd Iau Thursday 11.12.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Targedau Theme for the week – Targets
What does this quotation mean?
Dydd Gwener Friday 12.12.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Targedau Theme for the week - Targets
To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. Mark Twain Why does Mark Twain consider you need both of these qualities?
Dydd Llun Monday 15.12.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Y Nadolig Theme for the week – Christmas
CHRISTMAS by Sir John Betjeman 1906 – 84 verse 2The Holly in the windy hedgeAnd around the Manor House the yewWill soon be stripped to deck the ledge,The altar, font and arch and pew,So that the villagers can say ‘The church looks nice on Christmas Day.’Do we have an idealised view of what Christmas looks like?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 16.12.15Thema’r Wythnos – Y Nadolig Theme for the week – Christmas
Christmas begins in the heart of God. It is completed only when it reaches the heart of manUnknownWhat is the true message of Christmas?
Dydd Mawrth Wednesday 17.12.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Y Nadolig Theme for the week – Christmas
Christmas is the one time of year when people of all religions come together to worship Jesus Christ. (!)Bart Simpson: What was Bart trying to say in this statement. Is it true?
Dydd Iau Thursday 18.12.14Thema’r Wythnos – Y Nadolig Theme for the week – Christmas
Christmas is a festival of light and light is a symbol of hope. Help us to give light and hope to those around us.Why do so many religions have a festival of light at this time of the year?
Dydd Gwener Friday 19.12.14 Thema’r Wythnos – Y Nadolig Theme for the week – Christmas
Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.Calvin Coolidge: 30th President of the United States of AmericaIs your state of mind about peace and goodwill or what presents will be under the tree on Christmas morning?
Daily Act of Collective Worship 2014-15
Dydd Llun Monday 5.1.15Thema’r Wythnos – Hawliau DynolTheme for the week – Human Rights
The basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled, often held to include the right to life and liberty, freedom of thought and expression, and equality before the law.What are the basic rights of a human being? Look carefully at the image
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 6.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Hawliau Dynol Theme for the week – Human Rights
As a young person, do you have any rights?What are they?How much will they change as you grow older?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 7.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Hawliau Dynol Theme for the week – Human Rights
In Germany, the Nazis first came for the Communists, and I did not speak up, because I was not a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak up, because I was not a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak up, because I was not a trade unionist. Then the came for the Catholics, and I did not speak up, because I was not a Catholic. Then they came for me….and by that time, there was no one to speak up for anyone.Martin Niemoeller. Luthern ChurchAre our rights more important than our responsibility to others?
Dydd Iau Thursday 8.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Hawliau Dynol Theme for the week – Human Rights
Name 5 people or organisations who have campaigned, or are still campaigning, for better human rights.(You might like to mention: Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi, the United Nations, Amnesty International…)What do they stand for?
Dydd Gwener Friday 9.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Hawliau Dynol Theme for the week – Human Rights
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood. Article 1 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948What changes as people older?
Dydd Llun Monday 12.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos Gwaith Tîm Theme for the week – Team Work
The difference between a successful team and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but a lack of collective will.Whether you support Man Utd or not, they were not successful in the 2013-14 season. How might this saying apply to their situation
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 13.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos Gwaith Tîm Theme for the week – Team Work
Many hands make light work.How many times have you heard this, but what does it really mean?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 14.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos Gwaith Tîm Theme for the week – Team Work
Teamwork is the ability to work together towards a common vision, it is the fuel that allows common people achieve uncommon results.There have been many disasters which have affected large numbers of people eg earthquakes/tsunamis, drought in East Africa, 9.11. How do the acts of people working together help to alleviate the problems some people may face?
Dydd Iau Thursday 15.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos Gwaith Tîm Theme for the week – Team Work
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is a success.Henry FordAs a form group pick your fantasy football (or other sports) team.Why have you picked each player?Is it sufficient just to have 11 good players, or do you need more than that?
Dydd Gwener Friday 16.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos Gwaith Tîm Theme for the week – Team Work
Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look at what they can do when they stick together.We all get excited when we see it starting to snow. It hold a promise of something special.Think of something you have done as a team. What was the outcome? Why was it a success?
Dydd Llun Monday 19.1.15Thema’r Wythnos - GoddefgarwchTheme for the week - Tolerance
‘Love one another and you will be happy’. It’s as simple and as difficult as that. There is no other way.Does this mean a smoochy type of love?What other types of love are there?How does loving other people make you happy?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 20.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Goddefgarwch Theme for the week - Tolerance
Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence.Pervez MusharrafIs this the impression of Islam that is portrayed by some of the press and media?Why do they try to create a different impression than the one Pervez Musharraf gives?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 21.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Goddefgarwch Theme for the week - Tolerance
We the people of the United Nations determined to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war….to practise tolerance and live together in peace with one another as good neighbours.UN charterHow might tolerance of other people and their ideas have prevented some of the atrocities of the second world war?What is our collective responsibility to ensure that this doesn’t happen in the future?
Dydd Iau Thursday 22.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Goddefgarwch Theme for the week - Tolerance
Anger makes you smaller’ while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you wereCherie Carter ScottHaving read this quotation do you think you are you a small person or a tall person?What do other people think?What makes them think that about you?
Dydd Gwener Friday 23.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Goddefgarwch Theme for the week - Tolerance
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.Dalai LamaWhat does this mean?.
Dydd Llun Monday26.1.15Thema’r Wythnos - CynaliadwyeddTheme for the week - Sustainability
This weeks thoughts offers a daily statement for you to consider our role in ensuring that we live sustainably. In relation to each slide discuss how we could change our lifestyles to ensure we have enough resources fro future generations In under 40 minutes the USA receives more energy in the form of sunlight that it does from the fossil fuels it burns in a year.
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 27.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Cynaliadwyedd Theme for the week - Sustainability
The frog does not drink up the pond in which it livesChinese proverbWhy is it not sensible to use up the resources on which you depend?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 28.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Cynaliadwyedd Theme for the week - Sustainability
This weeks thoughts offers a daily statement for you to consider our role in ensuring that we live sustainably. In relation to each slide discuss how we could change our lifestyles to ensure we have enough resources fro future generations London recycles only 9% of household waste compared with 25% in Barcelona and 50% in Seattle.Why does this differ so much?
Dydd Iau Thursday 29.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Cynaliadwyedd Theme for the week - Sustainability
This weeks thoughts offers a daily statement for you to consider our role in ensuring that we live sustainably. In relation to each slide discuss how we could change our lifestyles to ensure we have enough resources fro future generations Using a clothes line rather than a tumble dryer can save around £50 a year on the average family’s electricity bill and reduce carbon emissions by almost a tonne.
Dydd Gwener Friday 30.1.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Cynaliadwyedd Theme for the week - Sustainability
This weeks thoughts offers a daily statement for you to consider our role in ensuring that we live sustainably. In relation to each slide discuss how we could change our lifestyles to ensure we have enough resources fro future generations The earth can provide for everyone’s need but not everyone’s greed. Sustainability is the key.Do we really need as much as we use? How much of the things we need do we actually waste and throw away?Is that an ethical way of living?
Dydd Llun Monday 2.2.15Thema’r Wythnos - GwrthdaroTheme for the week - Conflict
Don’t be afraid of opposition. Remember a kite rises against the wind; not with the wind.Hamilton Mabie: What does it mean the “kite rises against the wind”?How will this sort of conflict make us grow stronger as a person?What effect might the “wrong “ sort of conflict have on a person?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 3.2.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Gwrthdaro Theme for the week - Conflict
I found one day in school a boy of medium size ill-treating a smaller boy. I expostulated, but he replied: “The bigs hit me, so I hit the babies; that’s fair”. In these words he epitomized the history of the human raceBertrand Russell:Is it fair if the bigs hit the littles ?How does this reflect the world’s superpowers approach to the less influential countries of the world?What can be done to overcome this
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 4.2.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Gwrthdaro Theme for the week - Conflict
People like to say that the conflict is between good and evil. The real conflict is between truth and lies.Miguel Angel RuizHow far do you agree with this statement?
Dydd Iau Thursday 5.2.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Gwrthdaro Theme for the week - Conflict
Many promising reconciliations have broken down because, while both parties came prepared to forgive, neither party came prepared to be forgivenCharles WilliamsWhat does it mean to forgive?What does it mean to be forgiven?In any conflict who has the right to forgive?
Dydd Gwener Friday 6.2.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Gwrthdaro Theme for the week - Conflict
Anybody can become angry- that is easy; but to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way -that is not easy AristotleDoes resolving conflict with anger actually achieve anything?
Dydd Llun Monday 9.2.15Thema’r Wythnos - CariadTheme for the week - Love
Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.The Bible : 1 CorinthiansIs love the strongest of all emotions?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 10.2.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Cariad Theme for the week - Love
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more loveMother Theresa MotherTheresa set up and ran hospices and homes for people withHIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis; soup kitchens; dispensaries and mobile clinics; children's and family counselling programmes; orphanages; and schools.How would the paradox she describes above have helped her in her work?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 11.2.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Cariad Theme for the week - Love
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.George SandWhy does being in love and being loved make us feel so happy?
Dydd Iau Thursday 12.2.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Cariad Theme for the week - Love
Love is smiling on the inside and out.Jennifer WilliamsANDLove is like the sun coming out of the clouds and warming your soul.UnknownHow would you describe love?
Dydd Gwener Friday 13.2.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Cariad Theme for the week - Love
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.Bruce LeeHow and why does love change as you know someone longer?
Dydd Llun Monday 23.2.15Thema’r Wythnos - TeuluTheme for the week - Family
What is a family?Discuss what this means to you. What is the role of a the close family, the extended family etc.
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 24.2.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Teulu Theme for the week - Family
We are all part of the family of humankind. We may have different skin colour, beliefs, traditions or cultures, but we still belong to the same family. How do we show each other the kind of love and respect a family should show one another?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 25.2.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Teulu Theme for the week - Family
Good friends are like a family you choose yourself. If they are truly good friends they will never expect you to choose between them and your family.Why would friends never expect to come before your familyIs this true of your friends?
Dydd Iau Thursday 26.2.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Teulu Theme for the week - Family
You don’t choose your family they are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.Desmond TutuDo you treat your family as something special or do you take them for granted?How often do you say thank you for the things they do for you?
Dydd Gwener Friday 27.2.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Teulu Theme for the week - Family
My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, ''You're tearing up the grass'; 'We're not raising grass,' Dad would reply. 'We're raising boys.'Harmon Killebrew Why is this Dad’s point of view important?
Dydd Llun Monday 2.3.15Thema’r Wythnos - GwladgarwchTheme for the week - Patriotism
Patriotism is a kind of religion. It is the egg from which wars are hatched.Guy de MaupassantWhat do you understand by Patriotism? Why might patriotism lead to war?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 3.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Gwladgarwch Theme for the week - Patriotism
I have no country to fight for. My country is the earth and I am a citizen of the world.Eugene V. DebsDo you consider yourself Welsh. British, European or something different? Can you explain why?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 4.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Gwladgarwch Theme for the week - Patriotism
The love of one’s country is a splendid thing, but why should love stop at the border?Pablo CasalsIf you moved to live in Australia would you feel any less Welsh?Might you feel less Welsh the longer you spent there
Dydd Iau Thursday 5.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Gwladgarwch Theme for the week - Patriotism
I realise that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.Edith CavellIs there a place for patriotism in today’s world?
Dydd Gwener Friday 6.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Gwladgarwch Theme for the week - Patriotism
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy -Patriotism also involves service to one’s country Too many times in the last century men and women were asked to fight for their country. Would you be prepared to do that if you were asked?
Dydd Llun Monday 23.3.15Thema’r Wythnos – Yr AmgylcheddTheme for the week - Environment
We must look after our environment as it cannot look after itself.Do you agree?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 24.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Yr Amgylchedd Theme for the week – Environment
“We strive to protect what was built by man, but give little thought to protecting what was made by God”Isn’t it our duty to look after both the buildings AND the environment?Why?Caernarfon Castle - a CADW site
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 25.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Yr Amgylchedd Theme for the week - Environment
“Let the clean air blow the cobwebs from your body. Air is medicine”Why is clean air so important?
Dydd Iau Thursday 26.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Yr Amgylchedd Theme for the week - Environment
“If we can’t reuse or recycle it, we shouldn’t be making it”Try to make a list of things we wouldn’t have if we were unable to reuse or recycle it.How would that change your life?
Dydd Gwener Friday 27.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Yr Amgylchedd Theme for the week - Environment
Advice from a RedwoodStand tall and proudSink your roots into the earthBe content with your natural beautyDrink plenty of waterEnjoy the view.What message can we take from theRedwood living in it’s environment?
Dydd Llun Monday16.3.15Thema’r Wythnos – Deall EraillTheme for the week – Understanding Others
Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same ovenYiddish Proverb
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 17.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Deall Eraill Theme for the week – Understanding Others
In silence, think of a time in your life when you had to consider the feelings of others.What happened?Now, think of a rime when you only thought of yourself and ignored those around you.What happened?Which was the better experience? Why?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 18.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Deall Eraill Theme for the week – Understanding Others
To the optimist a glass is half full. To the pessimist a glass is half empty. To the realist it is half a glass of water. To an economist you need a smaller glass. To a scientist you need more water. To a chemist it is merely crystallised silica with H2O in it.We are all different things to different people. Think of about ten different people and then decide what your relationship is to them.Do they all understand you in the same way?
Dydd Iau Thursday 19.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Deall Eraill Theme for the week – Understanding Others
I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listenErnest HemingwayHow often do you REALLY listen to what is being said to you?
Dydd Gwener Friday 20.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Deall Eraill Theme for the week – Understanding Others
I am a child and I don’t understand my parents, they always tell me what to do.I am a parent and I don’t understand the young generation, they never do as they are told.How far do you agree with this statement?
Dydd Llun Monday 9.3.15Thema’r Wythnos - IechydTheme for the week - Health
‘A healthy body produces a healthy mind’What does this really mean?How can we achieve it?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 10.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Iechyd Theme for the week - Health
Healthcare today is the fastest growing failing business. We know more about the cause of disease. We have the technology to investigate the way our bodies work. We have new drugs being developed every day Why is there so much illness?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 11.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Iechyd Theme for the week - Health
A native American Elder one described his inner struggles in this wayInside me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog all the time. When asked which dog wins, he though for a while and replied “ the one I feed the most”George Bernard ShawDo we look after our mental health as well as we look after our physical health, or do we not take notice of it because it isn’t as obvious for example, as a broken leg.
Dydd Iau Thursday 12.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Iechyd Theme for the week - Health
Are these good examples of good health?
Dydd Gwener Friday 13.3.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Iechyd Theme for the week - Health
Discuss this point of view.
Daily Act of Collective Worship 2014-15
Dydd Llun Monday 13.4.15Thema’r Wythnos – Chwarae TegTheme for the week - Sportsmanship
What is sportsmanship?Does sportsmanship only apply when you are playing a sport?What other areas of life might it apply to?Do you apply the rules of sportsmanship in your life?It’s not the winning that matters- it’s the taking part that is most important
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 14.4.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Chwarae Teg Theme for the week - Sportsmanship
“The most important decision ever made was to live my life in sport as honestly an d ethically as possible. Never having compromised my values allows me to look back on my life with no regrets and feel satisfaction in what I was able to accomplish Greg Le MondWhat do you think of sportsmen that cheat? Lance Armstrong, (Performance enhancing drugs)Maradonna, (hand of God goal)Ben Johnson Steroid use)
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 15.4.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Chwarae Teg Theme for the week - Sportsmanship
One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.Knute RockneDo we learn by being told how to do something or by being shown how to do it?Think of some examples.
Dydd Iau Thursday 16.4.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Chwarae Teg Theme for the week - Sportsmanship
It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.Mark TwainDiscuss what is meant in this quotation.
Dydd Gwener Friday 17.4.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Chwarae Teg Theme for the week - Sportsmanship
In the World Cup there were 32 teams. Some teams were very much stronger than others and probably more likely to win. What would have happened if the teams unlikely to win hadn’t turned up?Why is taking part more important than winning?
Dydd Llun Monday 20.4.15Thema’r Wythnos - Democratiaeth Theme for the week - Democracy
We have the freedom to make our own decisions. But to have freedom there must be rules. This is democracy.What do you think democracy means?What rules would you introduce to make sure everyone that everyone is allowed to make their own decisions?What happens when one persons decision collides with that of another person?What can be done to reach an ageement?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 21.4.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Democratiaeth Theme for the week - Democracy
It's not the voting that's democracy, it's the counting. Tom Stoppard Why is the counting more than the voting?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 22.4.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Democratiaeth Theme for the week - Democracy
Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.Franklin D. RooseveltShould everyone over 18 vote at every occasion?Do Party political broadcasts give a true picture of what each political party stands for ?In Australia, if you don’t vote you are fined. Do you think this is a good idea?
Dydd Iau Thursday 23.4.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Democratiaeth Theme for the week - Democracy
Freedom and democracy are dreams you never give up.Aung San Suu Kyi Aung San Suu Kyi is a female equivalent f Nelson Mandela. She was held under house arrest in Burma for almost 15 years between1989 and 2010,1Why would she never give up on her dreams of freedom and democracy?
Dydd Gwener Friday 24.4.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Democratiaeth Theme for the week - Democracy
The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting.Charles Bukowski Why should we be grateful that we live in a democracy?Do we take it for granted?
Dydd Llun Monday 27.4.15Thema’r Wythnos – Gwersi BywydTheme for the week – Life Lessons
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.Helen Keller What does this statement mean? Can you think of some examples where this has applied to our life so far?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 28.4.15Thema’r Wythnos – Gwersi BywydTheme for the week – Life Lessons
"You don't run twenty-six miles at five minutes a mile on good looks and a secret recipe.“Paula RatcliffeWhat is the lesson that Paula Radcliffe is trying to tell you?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 29.4.15Thema’r Wythnos - Gwersi BywydTheme for the week – Life lessons
Here’s my life lesson, take care of your emotional heart,because heart disease is the number-one killer.What does this mean?How can you look after your emotional heart?
Dydd Iau Thursday 30.4.15Thema’r Wythnos - Gwersi BywydTheme for the week - Life lessons
“Spectacular achievements are always preceded by unspectacular preparation.”Alan SugarWhat would Lord Sugar say “you’re fired” to you about
Dydd Gwener Friday 1.5.15Thema’r Wythnos - Gwersi BywydTheme for the week – Life lessosn
The most valuable lesson I've ever learned in my life is that life is about family and friends, not about material things or any of that. It's about enjoying your life. If you have no family, no friends to enjoy it with, it don't matter how much you have, how much success you have, how much fame you have, how much money you have, it doesn't matter.Vanilla Ice Why might you be surprised by who said this quote? Do you agree with him?
Dydd Llun Monday 4.5.15 MAY DAYThema’r Wythnos -CredöauTheme for the week - Beliefs
We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someoneRonald Reagan US PresidentIs this a belief or is this the right thing to do?Who was the last person you REALLY helped?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 5.5.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Credöau Theme for the week - Beliefs
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt by the heart.Have you ever seen something that was so beautiful it made you cry? What was it and why did it make you feel like that?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 6.5.15 Thema’r Wythnos -CredöauTheme for the week - Beliefs
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.BuddhaWhat do you consider : your greatest gift? your greatest wealth? your best relationship?
Dydd Iau Thursday 7.5.15 Thema’r Wythnos – CredöauTheme for the week -Beliefs
“Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.” Garrison KeillorDo you have to go to Church to be a Christian, Synagogue to be a Jew, Mosque to be a Muslim etc?
Dydd Gwener Friday 8.5.15 Thema’r Wythnos – CredöauTheme for the week -Beliefs
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcomeMichael Jordon Why should the only expectations you accept be your own?
Dydd Llun Monday 11.5.15Thema’r Wythnos - AddysgTheme for the week - Education
“A child educated only at school is an uneducated child”.When does someone’s education begin and when does it end?What sort of education takes place out of school?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 12.5.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Addysg Theme for the week - Education
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day: Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.(Chinese proverb)What would be a modern day equivalent of this well known saying?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 13.5.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Addysg Theme for the week - Education
“We are all born ignorant , but one must work hard to remain stupid “Benjamin Franklin, American statesman, author and scientist Is it possible to live life and not lean anything?
Dydd Iau Thursday 14.5.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Addysg Theme for the week - Education
“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. Education is the great engine of personal development. It is through education that the daughter of a peasant can become a doctor, that a son of a mineworker can become the head of the mine, that a child of farm workers can become the president...”Nelson MandelaIs education alone enough to make you successful? What other qualities do you need?
Dydd Gwener Friday 15.5.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Addysg Theme for the week - Education
In some parts of the world eg Kenya young people walk(or run) up t0 15km to get to school. How far would you travel to receive an education?
Dydd Llun Monday 18.5.15 Thema’r Wythnos - DoethinebTheme for the week - Wisdom
“The only true wisdom is knowing you know nothing”(Socrates)What topic do you really know a lot about?What further information would you like to find out about that topic?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 19.5.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Doethineb Theme for the week - Wisdom
“It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question”(Eugene Ionesco)What do you think this statement means?It makes you think doesn’t it?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 20.5.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Doethineb Theme for the week - Wisdom
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.Audrey HepburnWhy is this wise advice?
Dydd Iau Thursday 21.5.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Doethineb Theme for the week - Wisdom
Everything we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not seeMartin Luther King JuniorWhen you were little were you afraid of the dark? If you lay awake at night did you start to imagine that you saw things?Were they really there? Now you are older are you still afraid of the dark? If not why not?
Dydd Gwener Friday 22.5.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Doethineb Theme for the week - Wisdom
We spend more time, but we have less, we buy more, but we enjoy lessWe have bigger houses and smaller families, more convenience but less timeWe have more degrees, but less sense, more knowledge, but less judgement, more experts, but more problems, more medicines, but less wellnessWe drink too much, smoke too much spend time recklessly. Laugh too little, drive too fast, get too angry too quickly, stay up too late, pray too seldom and watch too much tvDo you agree with these statements? What can we do to change?
Dydd Llun Monday 1.6.15Thema’r Wythnos - CyflawniadauTheme for the week - Achievement
Not everyone will win prizes but everyone has prizes to give and a world of people so give them?We often think of achievement as being something we gain/receive.What can we achieve by GIVING?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 2.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Cyflawniadau Theme for the week - Achievement
Whenever we change anything in our lives, we have achieved something and we should recognise this as a measure of our success.Can you describe something that you have changed in your life. Eg a change of friendship, taking up more exercise etcWhat have you achieved as a result of that success
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 3.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Cyflawniadau Theme for the week - Achievement
To achieve something we must at least try. During this week your progress report will be available on the EIGLook back on the goals you set tat the start of the year. Have you achieved them
Dydd Iau Thursday 4.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Cyflawniadau Theme for the week - Achievement
For some of us coming first is something which can be very difficult to do. Success should be measured according to ourselves: if we improve ourselves we have succeeded.During this week your progress report will be available on the EIGConsider this phrase in terms of your reportHave you been successful in reaching your subject targets?In some subjects you may have done better than in others. In those that you haven’t done quite as well in what further changes do you need to make?
Dydd Gwener Friday 5.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Cyflawniadau Theme for the week - Achievement
What do you desire to achieve?
Think of the achievements you have made in your lessons so far this year. Review your targets and write new ones.
Dydd Llun Monday 8.6.15Thema’r Wythnos - Penblwyddi Theme for the week - Anniversaries
Thursday, December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was sitting in the front-most row for black people. When a white man boarded the bus, the bus driver told everyone in Rosa’s row to move back. Rosa refused, and was arrested for failing to obey the driver's seat assignments.This was not under the apartheid system in South Africa, but in the USA.Who was right the driver or Rosa Parks?Why?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 9.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Penblwyddi Theme for the week - Anniversaries
September 16, 1400, Owain Glyndwr was proclaimed Prince of Wales. His first Parliament of all Wales was at Machynlleth where he announced his national programme. He declared his vision of an independent Welsh state with a parliament and separate Welsh church. There would be two national universities (north and south) and return to the traditional law of Hywel Dda(the system of native Welsh law) Have we achieved this in Wales yet?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 10.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Penblwyddi Theme for the week - Anniversaries
December 26th, 2004 - Indian Ocean earthquake known as the Asian Tsunami triggered a series of devastating tsunami with waves up to 30m (100 ft) high and killing more than 225,000 people in eleven countries,. With a magnitude of between 9.1 and 9.3, it is the second largest earthquake ever recorded. In all, the worldwide community donated more than $7 billion US dollars in humanitarian aid. On 11th April 2011 the great Fukashima earthquake registered 9 on the Richter scale, again with devastating effectHave we learned anything form these disasters other than the power of nature?
Dydd Iau Thursday 11.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Penblwyddi Theme for the week - Anniversaries
September 3, 1939 - Sir Neville Henderson, Britain's ambassador to Germany, delivered an ultimatum to the German Government stating that if hostilities in Poland did not stop by 11 AM, a state of war would exist between Great Britain and Germany. Germany did not respond and at 11:15am Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain went on the radio to announce to the British people that they were at war with Germany. As this announcement was made could the world have envisaged the horrors that war brought?Would they have made a greater effort to prevent the war, or was it rightto fight?
Dydd Gwener Friday 12.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Penblwyddi Theme for the week - Anniversaries
July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong lead the first manned landing the lunar module Eagle on the surface of the Moon as part of the Apollo 11 mission. What have we achieved by landing on the moon?
Dydd Llun Monday 15.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Gonestrwydd Theme for the week - Honesty
Honesty is the best policy – CervantesHow honest are you?Does it ever hurt to tell white lies?Oh Nain what a lovely hat?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 16.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Gonestrwydd Theme for the week - Honesty
No legacy is so rich as honesty – William ShakespeareIf you are known for not telling the truth what will people think of you?Are you someone they can trust?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 17.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Gonestrwydd Theme for the week - Honesty
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise – Sigmund FreudWhy?
Dydd Iau Thursday 18.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Gonestrwydd Theme for the week - Honesty
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.BuddhaWhy can the truth not remain hidden for long?
Dydd Gwener Friday 19.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Gonestrwydd Theme for the week - Honesty
I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.Jesus ChristWhat does the truth mean in this quotation?
Dydd Llun Monday 22.6.15Thema’r Wythnos - HapusrwyddTheme for the week - Happiness
If you are in good health you can be happy. If you are in bad health you can still be happy and appreciate what you have.Is being healthy the key to all happiness?What if you were unhealthy because of something you did or didn’t do eg smoking or not taking exercise. Would that make you unhappy?What if you had an illness that you knew was going to get worse. How would you feel then?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 23.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Hapusrwydd Theme for the week - Happiness
Laughter is the shortest distance between two peopleVictor BorgeWhat do you think these two ladiesare talking about?What does this quotation mean?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 24.6.157 Thema’r Wythnos - Hapusrwydd Theme for the week - Happiness
Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. DemocritusWhat makes you truly happy ? Why?
Dydd Iau Thursday 25.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Hapusrwydd Theme for the week - Happiness
A smile takes a moment, but it’s effects sometimes last forever.How do you feel if someone Frowns at you?Smiles at you?How do you respond to each?
Dydd Gwener Friday 26.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos - Hapusrwydd Theme for the week - Happiness
Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.John BarrymoreCan you think of an example where you have suddenly realised you were happy?What made you feel like that?
Dydd Llun Monday 29.6.15Thema’r Wythnos – Byd Gwaith Theme for the week – World of Work
“It is not the hours we put into the job, it is what we put into the hours that counts” Sidney Madwed
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 30.6.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Byd Gwaith Theme for the week – World of Work
“We always admire the other person more after we’ve tried to do his job” William FeatherDo we ever really know what another persons job involves unless we try it for ourselves?Think about your parents jobs What do you know they do, maybe at home, that no one else would see?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 1.7.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Byd Gwaith Theme for the week – World of Work
“Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs” Henry FordWhy is this a true statement?
Dydd Iau Thursday 2.7.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Byd Gwaith Theme for the week – World of Work
“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life” ConfuciusOf course you HAVE to work but why would it feel like you aren’t working if you enjoy what you are doing?
Dydd Gwener Friday 3.7.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Byd Gwaith Theme for the week – World of Work
“My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there” Indira GandhiWhy do some people like to tell you what they’ve done when you have done just as much?
Dydd Llun Monday 6.7.15 Themau’r Wythnos – Dylanwad Theme for the week – Influence
You don't have to be a 'person of influence' to be influential. In fact, the most influential people in my life are probably not even aware of the things they've taught me.Scott AdamsWhat sort of person is an person of influence?Who has been the most influential person in your life?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 7.7.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Dylanwad Theme for the week – Influence
God grant me the courage to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can,
and the wisdom to know the difference.
Make a list of those things you can change in your life and those things you cannot change
What is the difference between the two lists
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 8.7.15Thema’r Wythnos – Dylanwad Theme for the week – Influence
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.Henry AdamsWhich teacher has had the most influence on your life? What was it about them that influences you? It could be good or bad of course.
Dydd Iau Thursday 9.7.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Dylanwad Theme for the week – Influence
We judge others by their actions: we judge ourselves by our intentions.What is the difference between these two?
Dydd Gwener Friday 10.7.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Dylanwad Theme for the week – Influence
Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never, ever the same.Why do some people have more of an effect on us than others?
Dydd Llun Monday 13.7.15Thema’r Wythnos – Dathlu/AdlewyrchiadTheme for the week – Celebration/Reflection
Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you may look back and realise they were the big thingsAntonio SmithWhy should we not take the simplest things innlife for granted?
Dydd Mawrth Tuesday 14.7.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Dathlu/Adlewyrchiad Theme for the week - Celebration/Reflection
Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It's all about the memories.Buddy ValastroWhat are your sweetest memories? Why do you remember them especially?
Dydd Mercher Wednesday 15.7.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Dathlu/Adlewyrchiad Theme for the week - Celebration/Reflection
What would be your perfect celebration?
Dydd Iau Thursday 16.7.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Dathlu/Adlewyrchiad Theme for the week - Celebration/Reflection
“Celebrate what you want to see more of.”Thomas J. PetersDo you think that if you tell someone they have done something well it encourages other people to try to do things better?
Dydd Gwener Friday 17.7.15 Thema’r Wythnos – Dathlu/Adlewyrchiad Theme for the week - Celebration/Reflection
What’s have you got to celebrate at the end of this school year?