Attitude To Learning Grades
This is a description of different approaches to learning. The bulleted list for each grade is an indication of the types of attitude displayed in class. It is a best-fit model, so pupils may not display all of the characteristics in the category. Every child is given an attitude to learning grade each term by their subject teacher. The grade will be recorded in the front of their work book / folder.
- Displays enthusiasm and excitement for learning.
- Explores issues, events or problems from different perspectives.
- Controls and owns his/her own learning.
- Enjoys being creative and can develop alternative approaches.
- Is prepared to take risks with his/her learning.
- Displays an exceptional level of effort and commitment.
- Is motivated to learn and make the most of every opportunity.
- Asks questions to extend his/her learning.
- Learns from his/her mistakes.
- Often shows the ability to work independently.
- Manage his/her time and tasks effectively including homework.
- Shows a high level of commitment.
- Participates in all parts of the lesson.
- Shows some interest in improving his/her learning.
- Sometimes seeks assistance from the teacher or other learners.
- Generally stays within his/her comfort zone.
- Homework is completed to an acceptable standard.
- Sometimes lacks the motivation to learn.
- Can be reluctant to participate in all activities.
- Is sometimes put off by failure.
- Can easily go off task but does respond to teacher intervention.
- Learning is interrupted by frequent absences.
- Is sometimes without appropriate equipment/kit/books.
- Homework is sometimes incomplete or not submitted.
- Shows little interest in improving his/her understanding of the subject.
- Is quickly put off by failure.
- Often displays disruptive behaviour which impacts on learning.
- Learning is severely affected by persistent absences.
- Is often without appropriate equipment/kit/books.
- Homework is quite often not completed or submitted.