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More ways to Promote a Growth Mindset? 0

More ways to Promote a Growth Mindset?

1. Have daily learning discussions. In the car, walking to school or at bedtime take time to share the answers to these types of questions: “What did you learn to day?”  “What mistake did you...

How can I help my child to develop a Growth Mindset? 0

How can I help my child to develop a Growth Mindset?

The great thing about the growth mindset approach is that it is not just about ability. It focuses on what people believe about ability – and there are lots of ways that we can help our...

What is a growth mindset? 0

What is a growth mindset?

Has your child ever said to you ‘There’s no point, I’ll never be able to do it’ or avoided doing something because they’ve failed at it in the past? Feelings like this can be...

How much time do you spend online? 0

How much time do you spend online?

The time that children spend online has overtaken time watching TV for the first time, according to a new survey. Childwise found that most children spend around three hours online each day, compared to two hours...

Friends build igloo ‘hotel’ in Winter Storm Jonas 0

Friends build igloo ‘hotel’ in Winter Storm Jonas

The recent snow storm on the east coast of America has caused chaos for millions of people, but a group of friends still managed to have some fun. Patrick Horton and his friends built...

Changes to the National Tests and what you need to know about Key Stage 1 and 2 0

Changes to the National Tests and what you need to know about Key Stage 1 and 2

Thanks to Deputy Head Michael Tidd for researching and writing this article, which we hope will be a great time-saver for our readers! From September, we will once again have all children in our...

Autumn term in full swing 0

Autumn term in full swing

Dear all Where did the summer go you might be asking? Well it was certainly back this afternoon with warm sunshine and blue skies. The children have all returned in high spirits with tales...

London Marathon 0

London Marathon

The London Marathon is one of the most famous marathons in the world; raising record breaking amounts for charity. Today’s marathon was the biggest in the event’s history. Nearly 40,000 people were cheered through the streets...