Welcome to our Coffee Morning October 9th 2013
Today’s Plan • Our School Values • Why are they important? • How do we help children get better with respect to the values? • Our Reward System • RRS Award • Role of Governors • Questions, ideas, feedback, next session?
Our School Values • Collaborative; • Creative; • Resourceful; • Resilient; • Reflective;
Why are they important? • With these attributes children will become lifelong learners ready to face and overcome any challenges ahead of them; • Children will achieve highly in all respects including academically; • These values are held high by higher education and by business and industry. • ‘We invent, we collaborate, we challenge, we question, we achieve’. Twinings • http://www.twiningspeople.co.uk/our-values/
How do we help children to improve their learning habits? • We make them evident in our teaching; • We demonstrate; • We exemplify; • We look to people who inspire us; • We celebrate; • We praise.
Reward System • House Points are given to reward behaviours and to reinforce good learning habits; • 30 house points = a certificate • 3 certificates = a silver merit • 6 certificates = a gold merit • House Cup awarded most weeks and termly with final annual award.
Friday Celebration Worship • Examples of way children have learned and exemplified school values;
If parents want to give their children a gift, the best thing they can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning. Carol Dweck