Going for Goals (primary) or Keep on Learning (secondary)

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Going for goals - huge whiteboard resource of great clips/ideas/posters for lessons and assemblies on setting goals, persistence and resilience

This resource is a Powerpoint in three parts. There are  motivational and moving film clips, posters, discussion starting points and lesson or assembly ideas. Suitable for KS2, 3 and 4 but with some activities suitable for KS1 too (try the micro-pig learning to climb stairs...) The resource was created for The SEAL Community by Julie Casey.

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Great all-age puppy video about goals and persistence

This is a lovely video (5 minutes or so) that children and young people (primary and secondary) might enjoy, showing how a puppy that had been written off because it couldn’t walk is trained over a two week period to walk, even run, by the vision and relentless optimism and hard work of its owners.

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Year 11 assembly on motivation

This fun assembly uploaded  TES site by a kind colleague has great clips about motivaion, persistence and resilience- check out David Beckham

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Year 7 assembly on success

This assembly helps children think about what makes people successful - it is useful for work on the Keep on Learning theme at the start of the year but also for end of yhear reflection - looking bac on what has been achieved and how. it wa suploaded to TES site by a kind anonymous collegaue - thank you.

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Twenty iconic quotes on failure that will help children learn about persistence and resilience

This resource has great quotes that would be good to put up at the start of the day or use in assemblies when you are working on Going for Goals/Keep on Learning.

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Making friends with failure

These two blogs are a great read for teachers , when working on Going for Goals/Keep on Learning. They could be used in staff meetings, too.

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KS4 film about resilience

This short film shows how soem very clever academics struggled but persisted to get to where they are now

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New Year resolution and goal sheet

A sheet to use for new year resolutions and wishes for self and the wider community, also to set a goal for the coming term. Allows discussion of difference between wishes and resolutions, as well as goal setting to encourage taking responsibility for learning.Uploaded to TES site by Ann50 - thank you, Ann

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How to reach goals/keep resolutions

This is a really interesting blog about how to reach goals/keep to new year resolutions. Includes use of IT as a self-help strategy. Worth sharing with older primary or secondary students.

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Motivation, persistence, resilience- ideas for secondary English lessons

These ideas were contibuted by 'kaitaz' - thank you!

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Foundation Stage/KS1 New Year resolutions lesson

A lesson idea for children when thinking about goals for the new year and the meaning of new year's resolutions. Children begin by making up resolutions for well known nursery rhyme characters. Posted on TES site by lbrowne - thank you!

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Year 2 medium term plan for Going for Goals

Medium term plan for Y2 Going for Goals based on the national resources. Uploaded to TES site by 'A Teacher' - thank you!

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How gritty are your students?

This questionnaire allows students (older KS2 and secondary) to assess their own resilience and  persistence .

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True Grit

Nice US blog about ten ways to develop students'  ability to set goals, persist and bounce back after failure.

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How to keep your new year's resolutions/reach goals

This is a really interesting blog about how to reach goals/keep to new year resolutions. Worth sharing with older primary or secondary students.

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Going for Goals medium term planning and assessment booklet

Here we have some Y1/2 planning and Bradford LA's complete medium term pland for all year groups, along with assessment materials-  big thanks to the wonderful Bradford behaviour suport team

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Fabulous new year resolution resources

Here we have a lovely KS1/2 worksheet for children to create their own new year resolutions for nursery rhyme characters. They can go on to do the same for superheroes, family, friends - and themselves.There's also a nice worksheet for primary/lower secondary on which children can record their wishes and resolutions for school, world and themselves.Finally there is a really  interesting blog about how to reach goals/keep to new year resolutions. Worth sharing with older primary or secondary students.

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Lessons in grit and a grit quiz - for secondary and upper primary

Grit - resilience, tenacity, willpower- is now much talked about by politicians. This blog by Vicki Davis has some great ideas for teaching grit in the classroom . It includes a grit scale pupils can fill in to self-assess, and useful video links.

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Lessons on giving and receiving feedback

These resources help students learn how to give and receive feedback. First there is a unit, created by Holly Fairbrother, which looks at  feedback in the context of digital citizenship. Students create blog posts and comment on each others. Holly uses it with Y7.  Then there is a lesson sequence from Katie Alden , which develops students' skills in giving and receiving constructive criticism from peers on their work.

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Optimism whiteboard lesson or assembly for primary and secondary

This is a fun  Powerpoint created by The SEAL Community, based around a Trash or Treasure story. It could be used as a lesson or an assembly followed up in lesson time..

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Lessons in goal setting and perseverance

Here are a collection of lesson ideas and films for teaching children how to set themselves goals and stick to them. They were devised by US teachers Amy Lyons and Beth Perkins for eleven year olds and could be used here in upper primary and lower secondary,

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Symbols of resilience

This lesson uses film to help students explore the concept of resilience, then mke a creation to summarise what they have learned. It was created by Deborah Havert and is suitable for older primary and secondary classes.

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Go for it - intelligence can be changed !

Research based on Carol Dweck's theories has shown that even short programmes to teach children that intelligence is not fixed, but can be changed  can have a significant effect of secondary students' attainment. Here we've uploaded resources for teaching about growth mindsets.There is  an outline of  Carol Dweck's theory, and 10-15 minute PowerPoint assembly for secondary students , uploaded to the TES website by Lauracgould and Necktar – thank you! 

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Challenge assemby

This assembly was created by monodust - thank you! It is based on the story of Felix Baumgartner's supersonic skyfall  and helps students think about challenegs they might face. It can be used with You Tube film of the fall https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHtvDA0W34I   

   

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New resources for settling in to secondary school

Here we have a great icebreaker , designed to get new groups of children to interact with one another. Additionally the icebreaker should challenge stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination amongst the class. The resource was created by Jarosik- thank you.

Then from 'oops vip' there is a truly fabulous and funny slide show for tutor time or assemblies, on how to be successful in the new school year. And a fun Room 101 getting to know you activity Powerpoint from inara14

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Going for goals, making resolutions and resilience new primary planning and resources for 2016

For primary we have first an interesting powerpoint from Studenth (thank you) introducing pupils to the concept of reflective practice, through writing a review of the year and New Year's resolutions. It takes them through four common steps of reflective practice - recall, evaluation, analysis and forming an action plan. Aimed at upper KS2, this could be adapted for younger KS2 pupils. Plus there's another New Year resolution slideshow,with VCOP!

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Fabulous goals, resolutions and resilience secondary resources for 2016

First we've some great assemblies - one on reaching your goals, with accompanying Trip of a Lifetime slideshow , one from TrueTube for Key Stages 3 and 4 about New Year's Resolutions and making a difference through random acts of kindness, and one on achievement.

For assemblies or lessons you'll like the film playlist about dealing with failure we've found  and uploaded. 

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Resilience in times of trouble - primary and secondary assemblies

Two nice  assemblies, with PowerPoints, from the  Place2Be charity. ~Suitable for Good to be Me/Learning about Me SEAL themes, or for Going for Goals/Keep on Learning.

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New 2017 stuff for Going for Goals- new year resolutions, setting goals, resilience, learning to fail

 

Here you will find a Reception PowerPoint about perseverance from Floreat's character programme, and then for Key Stage 1 a sheet to use for new year resolutions and wishes for children themselves and the wider community. It can be used to discuss the difference between wishes and resolutions, as well as goal setting to encourage taking responsibility for learning. Uploaded by Ann50- thank you! Also for KS1 there's a Jenga brick assembly on perseverance and resilience based on Incey Wincey Spider,

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Working on persistence and resilience? Why not use the story of a robin ...

Robins aren't just for Christmas. The Michael Morpurgo Coming Home story, read by the author at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RslbtKSrrns is just brilliant for helping children to explore ways of not giving up in the face of difficulties.

You can find  lesson plans to go with the story at https://www.waitrose.com/content/dam/waitrose/Christmas%202015/Midnight/...

There is a nice KS2 literacy lesson plan with a dilemma activity that is perfect for SEAL, plus story mappping and exploring how the robin feels inside.

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Reaching goals using mental contrasting

If you are working with children on setting and reaching goals, you need to know about ‘mental contrasting’. Here’s how to do it- get children to :

Step 1 Write down or think about several positive aspects associated with completing your goal. For example, if they are trying to eat healthily those positive aspects could be: being able to run faster, getting your mum to stop nagging you, feeling more lively etc

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Films for all ages - goal setting, growth mindset, resilience

Going up in age from early years to secondary....

At https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnrHZ_uvtxk we have Sesame Street songs and film about not giving up – good for early years Going for Goals

At https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCtZVzCT_9X55Nfj3jYEzr1deseyHRpfB is Class Dojo’s nice set of five films about Growth Mindset for primary pupils.

On this link is a fun song to learn as a class - ‘I have a go’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fq1jvIy2AE

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Great secondary lesson about pursuing goals

These well differentiated  resources consist of a PowerPoint, worksheets, and film clips for a lesson about self-confidence and pursuing goals. They were created by EC_Resources. Thank you!

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Mindmap your goals primary and secondary lesson

This is a primary or secondarylesson which encourages students to think about goals and create a mind-map of their goals in and outside of school. It was created by maz1- thank you!

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SEAL books and teaching ideas by primary Theme Jean Gross You need to be logged in AND be a member to download this resource