The 6 Rs
At Northaw CE Primary we believe that children will become effective, lifelong learners if they possess the skills that will help them have a growth mindset and an ability to keep going even if they find things difficult.
The work of Professor Guy Claxton stresses the need to teach children tools and skills that will help to build their learning power and teach them how to 'learn to learn'.
At Northaw CE Primary we focus on 6 main values which were based initially on the work of Guy Claxton. We have evolved these in order to suit our children and prepare them for their next stage in education. We believe we are all Living for Today, Learning for Tomorrow, Forever in Faith.
As a school we believe that by developing these 6R skills the children will become more effective, life-long learners who understand why they learn and have a desire to continue to learn. We link this understanding of learning to our Christian beliefs and ethos. The two areas we believe are interchangeable.
The values are: