The final Friday celebration assembly of 2016 was an exciting one as we announced the winning house team for the Autumn term.
Hedgehogs from Reception to Year 6 have shown our school values of PASSION, INTEGRITY, RESPECT, ASPIRATION and RESILIENCE over 8,000 times since September. An amazing achievement. In fact, all four house teams have broken the 8,000 barrier already! Well done to all.
Hedgehogs held the lead going into the Christmas break however so they received the treat…this time. Visit the gallery here to see photos.
‘Growth Mindset’ is a phrase used a lot in schools these days. To have a growth mindset means you believe that if you keep trying you WILL succeed. Here at Lawford Mead we all strive to have a growth mindset. It’s why aspiration and resilience are two of our values. Here’s what some pupils say having a growth mindset means to them…
“It means not giving up.”
“It means you are confident you can do it.”
“It means persevering.”
“It means you keep trying until you get it right.”
Our reflection time in assembly today, written and read by Y6 pupils, touched on themes of aspiration, resilience and having a growth mindset. Here it is…thank you Year 6…
Your best stories will come from your challenges.
Your brain will become stronger if you learn from your mistakes.
Keep working hard and never give up.
Eventually you will achieve your goals.
Life isn’t always easy, keep trying.
Everyone is capable of doing anything.
If you keep believing you will keep achieving.
Leave a comment below and tell us when you last showed a growth mindset.