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The Cedar Creed

In line with the school motto “Courtesy, Perseverance, Service”, the CCEDAR Creed sets out the qualities every Cedarian is to develop and possess, namely:

Courteous

Care

Enthusiasm

Determination

Adaptability

Responsibility

 

The school's character development efforts are all anchored by the CCEDAR Creed, as the school seeks to nurture the Courteous, Caring, Enthusiastic, Determined, Adaptable and Responsible Cedarian. The school uses specially selected stories to deepen Cedarians' understanding of the CCEDAR Creed qualities and inspire them to cultivate these attributes.


THE CCEDAR CREED

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C – Courteous

The Courteous Cedarian is known for his/her manners and graciousness. In dealing with others, he/she takes the feeling of others into consideration and strives to put others before self. He/She is also careful and kind in his/her choice of words in all forms of communication. The Courteous Cedarian is learning and applying appropriate rules of etiquette in the different contexts he/she encounters.

Manners

Graciousness

Careful in choice of words

C – Care

The Caring Cedarian demonstrates compassion, empathy, courtesy, respect, kindness, consideration. He/She has a desire to help others and to work with others. The Caring Cedarian shows concern for global and environmental issues.

Compassion
Empathy
Consideration
Desire to help others
Teamwork
Concern for the environment and global issues

E – Enthusiasm

The Enthusiastic Cedarian has a passion for learning and a zest for life. He/She is full of energy, curiosity and optimism. The Enthusiastic Cedarian responds to the world around him/her with wonderment and awe.

Passion for Learning

Zest for Life

Energy

Curiosity

Optimism

Hopefulness

Wonderment and Awe

Humour

D – Determination

The Determined Cedarian sets goals and sees them to completion. He/She demonstrates commitment, diligence, persistence, perseverance and resilience.

Goals

Completion

Commitment

Diligence

Persistence

Perseverance

Resilience

A – Adaptability

The Adaptable Cedarian is creative, imaginative, flexible and resourceful. He/She also demonstrates confidence when handling new or different situations. The Adaptable Cedarian thinks and reflects deeply and applies knowledge to solve problems.

Seizing Opportunity

Solving Problems

Handling New or Different Situations

Thinking and Reflection

Applying Knowledge

Creativity

Imagination

Flexibility

Resourcefulness

R – Responsibility

The Responsible Cedarian demonstrates integrity and is honest, courageous, trustworthy, reliable and dependable. The Responsible Cedarian makes decisions based on values and principles, takes action and is accountable for his/her own words and deeds.

Honesty

Integrity

Courage

Trustworthiness

Reliable

Dependable