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Skills development

 

Eight Learning Skills that are essential in education and beyond and cover the areas of communication, creative problem-solving, self-management, and collaboration are taught throughout the curriculum at Cherry Orchard.  The skills are as follows:

Listening

Presenting

Problem solving

Creativity

Staying positive

Aiming high

Leadership

Teamwork

 

Teachers will use prior training and the Skills Builder Framework and resources to teach these skills across the curriculum in appropriate steps, building on each skill each year, with the aim to develop successful, independent learners.