Welcome to the Growth Mindset page of our school website!
So what is a Growth Mindset?
The phrase Growth Mindset refers to a way of thinking, learning and taking on challenges.
People with a ‘Fixed Mindset’ think a bit like this:
“Everyone has a brain but some brains are better than others."
" It doesn’t matter how hard I work; I just can’t get better at it."
" I don’t want others to know that I haven’t learned something yet, so I pretend to know things I haven’t learned."
" I am afraid to try new things because I might fail. Once I fail, I don’t want to try again so if doesn’t work the first time, I don’t like to try it a different way.”
People with a ‘Growth Mindset’ think more like this:
“Everyone has a brain! "
"My intelligence and my abilities can grow if I challenge myself and exercise my brain by trying new things and doing my best all the time."
"I may not always succeed at first, but I can’t give up – I will make mistakes but I must keep trying and learning from my every mistakes."
"Mistakes help my brain to grow."
"Every mistake is a step closer to success.”