Developing Growth Mindsets

Key information

  • Date: Tuesday 9 July 2019
  • Time: 8:45am – 11:45am
  • Location: Belgrave St. Bartholomew’s Academy
  • Cost: £150 per person

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Details and content

This effective intervention focuses on helping both pupils and staff to develop a ‘Growth Mindset’ in order to raise motivation and achievement.

It is based on research by Professor Carol Dweck which shows that teacher and pupil beliefs about intelligence impact on their learning.

The course content includes:

  • A background of the theories of intelligence
  • Exploring the evidence
  • How to promote a Growth Mindset in everyday practice
  • A whole school approach to promoting a Growth Mindset

This course also includes an evaluation tool and a 6 week programme for your pupils.

Pupils who believe that intelligence is innate (a ‘Fixed Mindset’) are less likely to persist in the face of difficulty; where they believe ability in a task can be improved (a ‘Growth Mindset’), they see difficulty as a natural part of learning and persevere with tasks and challenges set.


This session takes place at: BTSA, c/o Belgrave St. Bartholomew’s Academy, Sussex Place, Longton, Stoke on Trent, ST3 4TP.

Parking is available at the Florence Sports and Social, Lightwood Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST3 4JS (Short walk away from Belgrave St. Bartholomew’s Academy).

Please do not use staff or co-op car park.

To book your place(s) on this course, either:

  • Complete the online form below
  • Email
  • Call Josephine Edwards on 01782 235 524

PLEASE NOTE: 14 days’ notice must be given to cancel a course to avoid a cancellation charge

An invoice will be sent via email following your booking.

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