"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 of 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: