Learning Skills at Alexandra Primary School

Learning Skills are a set of 6 groups of skills that enable children to develop the ability to learn and think successfully.  In essence, this framework of skills captures the essential skills of: managing self; managing relationships with others; and managing own learning, performance and work.  These skills will enable young people to enter work and adult life as confident and capable individuals. We want to ensure that we embed these skills across our curriculum.

KS1

  • Take a break
  • Be their own boss
  • Challenge themselves

KS2

  • RIGHT PLACE at the RIGHT TIME with the RIGHT EQUIPMENT and the RIGHT ATTITUDE
  • Always have the courage to do the right thing
  • Understand their emotions and how to deal with them appropriately
  • Understand that their choice can influence their future
  • Take a break
  • Be their own boss
  • Challenge themselves

Reflective Learner

KS1

  • Make marvellous mistakes
  • Can talk about their learning

KS2

  • Know their next steps

Creative Thinker

KS1

  • Ask curious questions
  • Think outside the box

KS2

  • Take a risk
  • Make links

Independent Enquirer

KS1

  • Find out more
  • Tell you more

KS2

  • Know their interests
  • Want to know more
  • Find out more
  • Tell you more

KS2

  • Know their interests
  • Want to know more

Team Worker

KS1

  •  Work with everyone
  •  Be fair and share

KS2

  • Support and respect 
  • Empathise
  • Compromise

Effective Participant

KS1

  • Take part
  • Take on responsibility

KS2

  • Discuss, negotiate and communicate
  • Use their initiative and are motivated to learn.