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Learning Powers at Trelai

Building a Growth Mindset!

 

What Is Growth Mindset?

 

The term ‘growth mindset’ refers to a way of thinking, learning and taking on challenges. A person with a growth mindset is open to constructive criticism, takes feedback and uses it, takes on new challenges, pushes themselves outside of their comfort zone and shows resilience and perseverance.

Studies show that it is people with a growth mindset (as opposed to a fixed mindset) who achieve in life, are successful in all they do and are happy. Of course, this is exactly what we want for all our children.

 

 

Growth Mindset At TRELAI !

 

Key aspects of growth mindset:

  • We celebrate making mistakes – we can learn from them;
  • We never give up – perseverance is the key if we are to succeed;
  • We learn from each other;
  • We don’t compare ourselves with others;
  • We challenge ourselves and take risks;
  • We remember that our brains are making new connections and growing all the time.

 

Growth Mindset for Parents

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Growth Mindset in Foundation Phase

In the Foundation Phase we use Learning Powers to help us to develop a growth mindset and to support our learning. The Learning Powers help us to learn lots of new skills and strategies to improve our work and be confident learners.

 

Click on the link below to learn more about the Learning Powers we use in Trelai Foundation Phase:

 

 

Growth Mindset in KS2

In KS2 we continue to build our Learning Powers and we become like our Learning Heroes. All of the children and teachers in Key stage 2 worked together to create 4 different Heroes that have the Learning Powers learnt in Foundation Phase. These heroes are:

  • Resilient Rocky
  • Reflective Russell
  • Reciprocity Renae
  • Resourceful Roy

The children worked with an artist to design the Heroes and all had chance to vote for the Heroes names. If you visit the KS2 corridor you can see the painting of our Learning Heroes.

 

Click on the link below to learn all about our Learning Heroes:

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