All Saints Church of England Primary School has entered the world of ‘learning power.’ These learning gems are designed to support children with their learning behaviours and to create a way of helping children to understand important skills such as resilience, independence and collaboration. Earning sparkly gems along the way certainly has added to the excitement of learning here at All Saints!
Some examples of how to earn Learning Powers
The ability to solve problems and move on in your learning. Supports problem solving and independence.
You have identified a little problem that is in your power to solve.
You have tried to solve a problem without a teacher/adult (or mum or dad).
You have taken responsibility for yourself and others – HOPE, COMMUNITY
Supporting other people in their challenges.
Showing LOVE in action.
Being aware of others and how what you say, might make them feel.
You support others by listening to them when they talk to you.
You support others when they make a mistake.
You celebrate other people’s success.
You show them in your actions you care.
You think kind thoughts.
You do kind things for others.
Building Resilience and ‘bouncebackability’
You have been brave enough to ‘have a go’ with your learning even though you knew you might make a mistake.
You are courageous with your ideas and learning.
You can stay in control even though you make a mistake.
You can stay in control even though you don’t get your own way.
You remain calm even though you have been upset or angry – HOPE guides you.
You show BOUNCEBACKABILITY!
Keeping focus and concentration– fight off the monster distractions!
You can keep your focus on the most important thing.
You can fight off the monster distractions.
You are good at concentrating.
You keep listening to others (teacher / others in class) even when there are distractions.
You do what you are asked to do and resist all distractions whether
you are interested or not – HOPE helps you
This is successful working and learning with a partner
Learn together in a pair.
You take turns and listen.
You share your ideas. using good talking and listening skills.
You work in collaboration (with a partner) and added new ideas to the ones you already had.
You have worked in a group of 3 or more successfully
You have shared at least one idea with the group,
taken turns to share ideas during class talk time, helped someone in your group by helping to develop an idea,
asked different questions in your group to make sure that you all know people’s ideas.
Showing LOVE, HOPE and COMMUNITY by working together with a larger group of people.