In St Audoen’s NS we aim to engage students from Room 1 to Room 10 in philosophical enquiry on a weekly basis. Philosophy for Children promotes thinking skills; it taps into children’s natural curiosity, and assists them in their search for meaning.
Every week we ask the children to ponder a question. There are no right or wrong answers! We respect all opinions! We encourage children to ask each other and discuss the question at home. Philosophy offers a way to open up children’s learning through the shared exploration of ideas in our caring and collaborative community.
We have had some great questions and answers this year so far; with wonderful responses from our students. Below are some of the questions we have asked: