Under Starters Orders – Growth Mindset at the start of a new academic year

Learning to Teach - Lorraine Abbott


As a middle manager it is always tricky leading whole staff INSET, there is the possibility that after the one off day of input the content gets lost amongst the bigger school agenda. However the Mindset INSET has and always was backed by SLT in our school and thus has some real practical implications for the new academic year and beyond. If you find it helpful you can access the resources I used, and some I created, for INSET on this padlet. I haven’t included the specific data accumulated for my own school though. It is also worth mentioning that HT Chris Hildrew has recently posted an excellent blog on what his school is doing as they launch Growth Mindset, it’s well worth a read.


Whole School

As a whole school we are having a growth mindset contribution to every INSET, ensuring a link between all we do…

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