This half term, we have been focussing on ‘Determination’. Students have risen to this challenge with enthusiasm. Stickers have been given for great examples of this Raphie quality. Here are some examples of the determination in evidence this half term
Emmanuel O – English – corrected a first draft of an assignment, knowing he could do better even if it meant lots of extra work.
Luke S – Science – had 3 attempts at producing an accurate graph –frustrating but worth it in the end.
Grace N – nominated by her peer for great success at some tricky Maths.
Sam D – participated in the class assembly without needing any sheet for his words.
Ella C: Maths – was determined to understand her topic and so undertook extra homework to make her feel more confident.
Sophia S: English – checked the success criteria throughout her assessment and used this to add lots of detail to her writing
Josh A – History – was determined to show he could write down his ideas as well as he could speak them in discussion – excellent focus proved that he could!
Annabelle – 100% in spellings 🙂
Drew G: Science – doing a science experiment growing crystals –despite the experiment going very slowly, she kept going.
Olly S: English – focussed on including a wider range of vocabulary, including verbs and adverbs in his writing.
Sammy F: Science – was challenged by the Homework, so asked his teacher for a hint – then tried again and completed it by himself.
Jasmine C: History – stayed focussed on a tricky written task and completed a piece of work to be proud of.
Miss Hampshire – successfully taught how to do improper fractions by Josh Mc
Sophie F, Kieran N – RE – did not give up when their close drawing of the Buddha’s face went wrong. Instead, they took a deep breath, used an eraser and tried again.
Olivia B – Maths – kept practising fractions until she felt more and more confident.
Amy K – Maths – completed extra fractions out of school so that she could become better at them – it worked!
Millie W – History – asked and answered challenging questions in discussion
Lilly-Rose M – total focus in her English grammar exercise
Lyndon B – persevering in reading Hercules in class.