Look and see who are our ‘Expert Learners’ are.
This member of Nightingales class has shown lots of resourcefulness with their own learning. They use number lines and the working wall to help them in maths. This pupil asks questions and they use their previous learning to help them with their work, especially using their phonics to help with their writing. They take responsibility for their own learning and they are always willing to help others to learn too. This pupil takes great care with the presentation of their work. They are a thoughtful friend and a lovely member of our class. The expert learner, who shows all of the five learning powers from Nightingales is Isabella.
This member of Goldfinches class shows lots of responsibility for their own learning, and is very willing to help others. She has been very speedy when carrying out important tasks in the classroom such as completing the daily class calendar. She is very resourceful, for example using sound mats or number lines to help with her written work. The expert learner, who shows all of the five learning powers, from Goldfinches is Amber.
Every morning this child comes in with a smile on their face and an attitude to learning which truly reflects how responsible, resilient, resourceful and reflective they can be. From using every available resource to help them learn, they are also a kind and considerate member of the class, always looking out for other children to help in Cardinals class. This child has already improved in a vast number of areas, from their reading to their maths skills. This child always uses excellent manners and is an outstanding role model for those around them. The expert learner, who shows all of the five learning powers, from Cardinals is Abi.
Our expert learner is somebody who is a very responsible learner. They always focus on their learning and make sure that their work is their best effort. Our expert learner is very reflective. They listen to feedback and try to act on it. They have made excellent improvements already with their handwriting. This child has brilliant reasoning skills and always gives full explanations in maths. They are able to link different aspects of their learning together. The expert learner, who shows all of the five learning powers, from Parakeets is Zachary.
This person has really settled into year 3 and has started the year brilliantly. They are a role model to other children in the class. They always try their best in every lesson and ask relevant questions to support their learning. They are a great talk partner and will share their ideas, they engage in every lesson and complete their work to the best of their ability. They respond to feedback to improve their learning and have started to challenge themselves especially in maths. This person has had a great start to year 3. Well done. The expert learner, who shows all of the five learning powers, from Puffins is Samuel.
This member of Bluejay class takes responsibility for their own learning. They look at feedback from adults and correct their own work quickly and carefully. This pupil is a kind and thoughtful friend. They work well with anyone in the class and can be a supportive learning partner. This pupil enjoys learning and often challenges themselves, particularly in maths lessons. They reflect on their prior learning, by reminding themselves of topics covered in their previous school, before linking them to new learning at Killigrew. It is an absolute pleasure to teach this pupil, and I am so glad that they moved to our school this year! The expert learner, who shows all of the five learning powers, from Bluejays is Simran.
Since the start of term this child has brought enthusiasm, kindness and a positive attitude not only to their learning but the whole classroom environment. Their inquisitiveness and contributions in class demonstrates their responsibility and pride in their learning. They set themselves high expectations in all subjects and persevere to ensure they achieve to the best of their ability. This child’s resourcefulness has been shown by looking back at their prior learning to help support them in their current lessons as well as make connections between topics. Alongside this, they are focused and proactive throughout the school day. They are a pleasure to teach and wonderful team member of the Kingfisher class! The expert learner, who shows all of the five learning powers, from Kingfishers is Finlay.
This child has made an excellent start to year 4. They are positive, enthusiastic and friendly which makes them a pleasure to have in the class. This child takes responsibility for their learning and shows beautiful presentation in all subjects. They are a good problem solver and a great learning partner to all. I always see them including others in partner talk and being resourceful before asking an adult for help. This child is able to be reflective and look at ways they can improve their work. In class, they always contribute thoughtfully and listen carefully to instructions making them a real expert learner. The expert learner, who shows all of the five learning powers, from Macaws is Felix.
This child has started year five brilliantly. They listen attentively and take an active role in their learning; asking questions, sharing ideas and contributing answers confidently. This person is a reflective learner who is beginning to challenge themselves more during our lessons. They take note of feedback well and work hard to ensure they are improving every day. They are always well prepared and settle to tasks quickly ensuring that they use their time wisely. A huge well done for such a great start to year five. The expert learner, who shows all of the five learning powers, from Toucans is Matthew.
The expert learner for Pelicans is a polite and caring member of the class. This person is a reflective learner who usually takes on board feedback to help them improve. They always listen carefully and follow instructions. They work exceptionally hard and always want to seek new challenges, demonstrating a resilient attitude to all areas of their learning. This person contributes well in all lessons, ensuring they are engaged in discussions and mature in their responses. This expert learner is exceedingly kind to others and is able to work collaboratively with any partner. This child is a role model to others in the class. The expert learner, who shows all of the five learning powers, from Pelicans is Anaya.
This child has had an exceptionally good start to life in year 6. Every day, they come into school with a smile on their face and with the determination to do their very best. This child always displays a wonderful learning attitude towards all subjects and is always ready to discuss their learning. They demonstrate a highly reflective and responsible attitude and they always listen carefully to feedback, using it to further improve their learning. This child is always fully prepared for their learning with the right equipment and will always settle to their learning quickly. This child displays impeccable manners and is a kind and considerate child. They are a delight to teach and a lovely member of our class. The expert learner, who shows all of the five learning powers, from Eagles is Daniela.
This child has had a phenomenal start to their year 6 journey. I have noticed such a change in this child’s attitude towards their learning this year. They always try their hardest and have grasped the opportunity to improve their handwriting and presentation during the ‘review and refresh’ weeks. Their handwriting is now one of the most beautiful examples of penmanship that I have ever seen. This child is not afraid to ask sensible questions during the lesson and their questions tell me that they have listened carefully, but are already thinking about the next step. I think year 6 is going to be an outstanding year for this child. The expert learner, who shows all of the five learning powers, from Peacocks is Tobi.