Churchill Quotes and links to Churchill House:

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

It is important that students in Churchill have a voice and are encouraged to use their opinions productively through the channeling of Prefects, Student Council. It is also important that students understand that there are other situations when sitting down and listening is a very powerful way of supporting one another, in the case of peer mentors.

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.

Churchill wanted people to always give 100% in any task given and with continuous effort came rewards. This is particularly key within events such as Sports Day, Inter-House competitions and school life in general.

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

Being prepared to make time for others is a trait that has to be illustrated within Churchill House through the use of Peer mentors and Prefects. Also working closely to help less fortunate groups of people by raising money for charities and other organizations will help the Ethos of Churchill and TPS.

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

This represents how we would like students to understand that they will not always get things right first time, but that they need to stay positive and work on areas of weakness, to meet challenges and give their best at all times.

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often

Students can lead by the example set from Churchill, because he was adaptable and seeking different ways to succeed within the particular situation that he faced.


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