St James'CE VA Primary School

Creating a school family founded upon Christian values

  • love
  • hope
  • peace
  • joy
  • forgiveness
  • compassion
  • honesty
  • patience
  • perseverance
  • koinonia

Growth Mindset


Our School is working to enhance learning by developing a 'growth mindset' approach. This is based upon the research of Professor Carol Dweck.


We want children to become independent and curious learners, who can solve problems by themselves. We've introduced the 6B's - strategies to help when you're stuck.



Myths & Mindsets - a simple handout which shows the difference between a fixed and a growth mindset. And here's a simple diagram which shows the differences also.