Primary Diversity Day

In Class 3, we started the day by looking at what diversity means. 

It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognising our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies.

Some ideas we can up with are:

  • diversity means everyone is different
  • different things and different religions
  • I think it means being nice and friendly to everyone
  • Helping each other to live together
  • Finding out about different things

Holi Festival

We looked at the Hindu festival, Holi that celebrates Spring and new life.

Passover

We looked at the Jewish festival of Passover. Jews celebrate the Feast of Passover (Pesach in Hebrew) to commemorate the liberation of the Children of Israel who were led out of Egypt by Moses. Jews have celebrated Passover since about 1300 BC, following the rules laid down by God in Exodus 13.

 

We had an amazing day learning about how different people, religions and cultures celebrate around the world.