What is Growth Mindset?
You may have heard your child come home talking about Growth Mindset and wondered what it is. This concept comes from Professor Carol Dweck and looks at the notion of a 'fixed' and 'growth' mindset. The children know that the brain can be developed like a muscle and that everyone can achieve everything but as we are all different everyone will need to put in different amounts of effort, time and practice to achieve it.
We have been working hard to develop our Growth Mindsets over the last two years. This is something which we believe is a central part of our curriculum and develops our children into confident and self-assured learners. Mistakes are seen as learing opportunities and our children choose the level of challenge for their learning on a regular basis.
Here are some of our children who can tell you about Growth Mindset