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The “joy of the struggle”……

“So when parents say – as they often do- ‘I just want my child to be happy’, here is one of the best pieces of advice.  Help them, and get their schools to help them, to discover what it is that … Continue reading

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Developing character…….

Getting ready for a new week….the days continue to fly by.  Only a few more weeks until half term…..how do we fit it all in? I’ve been thinking about character and how we develop it in our school.  I think … Continue reading

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The next stage…..growth mindset……

The second part of our Inset was on growth and fixed mindsets.  Having researched how other schools had launched this, I put together a presentation for the teachers.  We then looked at what our next steps as a school would … Continue reading

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Beginning our journey into becoming a growth mindset school…….

It’s amazing how many schools are now becoming aware of ‘growth mindset’ and beginning to apply it in all that they do. I had become familiar with Dweck and growth mindset a few years ago while I was still a … Continue reading

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