Meta-cognition (or thinking about thinking) is a crucial part of learning. As a staff team, we have used Guy Claxton's model, 'The 4 Rs', and have adapted it to create our very own 'HERO' concept.
Our children are very familiar with using this language to talk about their learning. Each week in assembly, a child from each class (Year 1 to Year 6) is identified and celebrated as a Learning Hero for excelling in one of these areas. In order to further develop our learning skills, we have introduced the 17 aspects which relate to the four main areas.