Welcome to Laxey School Laxey Learning poster

Our learning vision is

Be brave - learning is hard

Challenge yourself

Smile - learning can make you feel good

Be honest - it's your learning

Sustain effort - aim to succeed and feel proud when you do

Fail well - learn from mistakes

Be positive - with yourself and others

Reflect - make time to improve

Learning at Laxey - Parent Leaflet


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Our Curriculum
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At Laxey we have a growth mindset philosophy. This means we believe that everybody can learn and succeed with the right attitude. Courage, tenacity and self belief are crucial and can be developed by how we recognise and reward success. Directed effort alongside outcome is valued and children are e…

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Our Learning Habits
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6Rs The 6Rs are the dispositions that all IOM schools aim to develop in our students. With these learning attitudes, students become successful learners. Readiness Relationships which are Positive Resourcefulness Resilience Remembering Skills Reflectiveness …

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Growth Mindset
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What is a Growth Mindset? The concept of a growth mindset was been developed by psychologist Carol Dweck. A mindset is a 'self-theory' that people believe about themselves. Believing that you are 'clever' or 'useless at something' are examples of mindsets. Children can develop mindsets which have a…

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Higher Order Thinking
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What is Higher Order Thinking? We are developing our higher order thinking skills (HOTS) at Laxey. Higher order thinking acknowledges that there are different levels of thinking, starting from the simple skill of remembering up to much more in-depth levels of critical thinking like 'evaluating'. Th…

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Outdoor Learning
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Trips: It is important to go out into our local environment to learn. To do this, we need to ask for parent helpers. If you are available on a regular basis, please let your child's teacher know.

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Free Play
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Free Play Children have a right to play. Play is an uninhibited learning experience during which children need and want to take risks. Play provision at Laxey aims to respond to this; offering children stimulating, challenging environments for exploring and developing their abilities. Children use…

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Learning at Home
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Home Learning Home learning begins with reading and becomes more structured as the children become older. By the time children are in year 6 home learning is set regularly. Reading at home is essential so please set time aside to read with your child, particularly when they are in KS1 or reception…

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