Assets of a Lansdowne Learner (ALL)
We are COLLABORATORS
We can work with others on shared goals, questions and challenges. We know how to be part of a team and to actively listen and respect other people’s views. We understand how our behaviour affects others.
We are SELF MANAGERS
We can learn independently and can make wise decisions about our learning. We know ourselves as learners and can set and work towards goals. We know how to continually improve as learners.
We are COMMUNICATORS
We can communicate ideas confidently in different ways and for different purposes. We listen thoughtfully when others communicate with us. We can adapt our communication style to different contexts.
We are THINKERS
We can think logically, creatively and reflectively. We think about how we use our thinking and have different strategies for making our thinking visible to others. We remain open-minded and know that our thinking changes as we learn.
We are RESEARCHERS
We can formulate questions and locate and use a wide range of sources and techniques to investigate interests and issues. We think critically about the information we gather and we are careful to acknowledge our sources.
We are SELF REGULATORS
It is okay to experience different emotions. We are in charge of what we do and say. We think carefully about how to behave.
We are FORGIVING
We forgive people who hurt us. We always give people a second chance. We put our sadness behind us and move forward.
We are FAIR
We treat everyone fairly. We give everyone an equal chance
We are KIND
We are kind and generous to others, and we are always helpful. We enjoy doing good deeds for others.
We are COURAGEOUS
We are brave and do not hide from tricky challenges. We speak our mind when it’s right, and we’re not afraid to stand up to people who disagree.
We are HONEST
We are honest and always tell the truth and show how we feel.
We are CREATIVE
We think of new ways to do things. We do invent, problem solve and create the best way to do something.
We have a LOVE OF LEARNING
We love learning new things at school or elsewhere. Learning can happen anywhere and at any time. We strive to be the best we can be.
We are RESILIENT
We bounce back through adversity and tough situations in our lives. We see every mistake as a learning opportunity.
We show GRATITUDE
We know good things happen to us, and we never take them for granted. We always take the time to thank people.
We have HOPE
We look forward to the future and we work to make it better. We believe that we can control our future.
We are CURIOUS
We like to explore and find answers to questions. We happily try new things and learn new subjects.
We are LEADERS
We are good at being a leader: we can organise groups and we always make everyone feel included.
We have HUMOUR
We like to laugh and be funny. We try to see fun in things and we love making people happy.
We have SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE
We are aware of the feelings of other people and ourselves
We are PERSISTENT
We work hard to finish what we start. We do not get distracted or quit easily. We feel good when the job is done.
We have ZEST
We approach life with excitement and energy. We feel alive and excited by life.
We are OPEN-MINDED
We think issues through and try to examine them from all sides.
We have PERSPECTIVE
We are wise. We listen to each other’s point of view and share our views respectfully.