Growth Mindset



At Dunston Primary and Nursery Academy we promote a growth mindset to learning. Children don’t always find their learning easy; however, instead of giving up and being disheartened, we encourage children to be resilient and remain optimistic, using phrases such as ‘I can’t do this…yet’ or ‘This is tricky, what else can I try?’

To find out more information and learn how you can support your child at home, click on the links below - 


Growth Mindset Booklet




Carol Dweck Video - The Effect of Praise on Mindsets





Dunston Primary and Nursery Academy
Dunston Lane, Newbold,Chesterfield, S41 8EY
Tel - 01246 450601
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