Building Learning Power

What is Building Learning Power?

 Life long learning is our birth right. We can continually develop our capacity to learn in new and challenging circumstances throughout our life. We recognise that learning is not fixed and everyone can learn.

Building Learning Power is designed to help children learn how to learn

Learning power involves building and developing particular habits of mind to enable young people to face difficulties calmly, confidently, and creatively and so be better prepared as lifelong learners.

Learning about learning has an impact on children’s achievements

In the developing field of learning to learn, research suggests that there are several characteristics that we need to develop in order to become successful learners.

There are six key learning characteristics to help us become lifelong learners

We call these the learning muscles.

We have adapted these to use at our school and practice them in our learning every day.