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Highfield Primary School

Bridgenorth Avenue, Urmston, Manchester, M41 9PA

0161 7486096

Growth Mindset

"In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment.” - Carol S. Dweck.

At Highfield we aspire to develop a growth mindset in all pupils. A growth mindset recognises that our abilities can be increased through the application effort and a positive attitude. 

Read the booklet below to find out more about:

  • the differences between a growth mindset and a fixed one
  • how parents and carers can support children in developing a growth mindset at home
  • the words and phrases which help encourage a growth mindset 

Here are some of the displays we have at Highfield to encourage and promote a growth mindset: