Primary education must lay the foundations for our students so they can confidently face the future challenges of being citizens and workers. To be prepared for that future, students need to be:
Highly competent readers, writers, and speakers
Very competent mathematicians
Creative, imaginative, and original thinkers
Able to learn for themselves
"I am keen to learn"
"I have a can-do attitude"
"I can set my own goals"
"I can make a plan to help with my learning"
"I set myself high standards"
"I love challenges"
"I try to lead others and show the way"
"I search for people I can follow to be an even better learner"
"I can learn by working hard on my own"
"I share my ideas"
"I ask others to join in with my learning"
"I talk about my learning"
"I include others"
"I think creatively"
"I think about all the possibilities"
"I show my thinking using language and symbols"
"I share my thinking and learning in words and numbers"
"I wait my turn"
"I share with others"
"I ask others opinions"
"I try new things"
"I show happiness and positivity"
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