What might having DRIVE look like?

What does having DRIVE look like at Newbury School?

Determined and Confident

Willing to put up hands and give things a go

Showing perseverance and persistence – keep going when things are hard, being positive, trying again when you get things ‘wrong’, making things your best effort

Being resilient – being positive, not letting setbacks get your down, knowing setbacks are only temporary

Sharing ideas in group work

Having a growth mindset

Willingness to put themselves in the learning pit

Taking risks – try something new, having a go

Willingness to take on leadership roles- in groups, in class

 

Respectful

Using manners

Showing kindness to others

Empathy – put yourself in others’ shoes, think about others’ feelings

Inclusive of others – letting others join in, looking out for others who are on their own

Listening to each others’ ideas

Self-respect

Respect for school values

Respecting different cultures and opinions

Respect for our environment

 

Inspired Leaders

Willingness to take on leadership roles – in groups, in class, across school

Growth mindset- leading own learning

Mentoring others

Everyone can be a leader

Open definition of leadership

Digital citizenship – showing leadership by doing the right thing

Role model in and out of the classroom

Enthusiasm, passion and drive!

 

Visionary – innovative and creative

Thinking outside the box

Trying new ways of doing things

Taking risks

Trial and error

Anything is possible – moonshot thinking

Openness to ideas of others

Research, discovery, learning from own mistakes and history

Sharing ideas with others – collaboration and being inspired by others

 

Empowered and Agentic

Knowing what to do when you don’t know what to do

Student voice and choice

In charge of own learning – planning, making decisions, organising self

Setting own goals

Reflecting on goals, progress and decisions

Making choices around learning spaces – Where do I learn best?

Where can I access resources to help with my learning?

Knowing self as a learner- learning style, strengths and weaknesses

Making choices around who I work with