An example of how Reception children have been trying really hard to do something tricky (crossing the Monkey Bar) can be viewed on the video on the Reception Gallery.
Have a look, they are incredible!
Our children had their first assembly of the Year of the Growth Mindset on discovering the brain.
They learnt that our brain contains billions of neurons; some of these are connected and some others are floating about. Neurons have an important role: when we learn something new, neurons connect together. The better we know something, the stronger the connection! We saw that if someone decides that an activity is just to hard and gives up, the connection between neurons will stay weak or break completely.
Following this assembly, we set up the Spring behaviour for learning goal: WE TAKE RISKS IN ORDER TO IMPROVE OUR LEARNING