- Do they recognise and welcome risks that may be involved when tackling work?
- Can they work to own targets and be motivated to achieve them?
- Do they recognises the differences between a task that is too difficult and one that requires deeper thinking?
- Are they prepared to learn from mistakes?
- Are they prepared to persevere even when a solution is not readily available?
- Can they organise self and resources well when working independently?
- Are they prepared to debate issues until a sensible compromise is reached?
- Do they successfully link ideas from different learning challenges and present their findings?
- Do they know the difference between a sensible risk and a fool-hardy one?
- Do they recognise that sometimes they may need expertise to help solve a problem?
- Are they able to plan longer activities, breaking them into manageable steps?
- Are they able to make constructive judgements about other people’s work?
- Can they look back at mistakes and learn from the experience?
- Do they make use of success criteria to see if a task has been completed successfully?
- Do they break their learning down into manageable steps?
- Are they able to accept different types of feedback and learn from them?
- Do they make good use of time to reflect on what has been learnt?
- Do they appreciate that attitudes and behaviour can impact on learning?
- Are they confident enough to plan clear steps to improve their learning?
- Are they able to act as a class ambassador for their class or school?
- Are they able to take on a range of roles within a group?
- Can they share a working environment with others and respect their needs?
- Do they motivate others to contribute more effectively?
- Do they understand differences in opinions and respond positively?
- Do they make a good ‘buddy’ or mediator?
- Do they use a range of criteria to reflect on own and others’ work?