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Aiming High

Aiming High

The ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them.
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Step 8

Learner Descriptor

Learners set goals and secure the right resources to achieve them.

Teacher Explanation

Learners set goals and secure the right resources to achieve them

Resources

  • Display Material: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support teachers and learners to use consistent language when referring to skills by displaying these colourful Essential Skills icon posters.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying skills successfully by rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills tokens.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying skills successfully by rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills certificates.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 1 to Step 10
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Aiming High steps 1-10, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 6 to Step 15
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Aiming High steps 6-15, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 7 to Step 9
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 8
    In this video, learners write a letter, explaining clearly why they need to access the resource to meet their goal. They reflect on why the resource is important and needed for them to achieve their goal effectively.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 8
    In this video, learners identify and ensure access to appropriate resources to achieve their goals by exploring the example goal of learning to sew.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support teachers and learners to use consistent language when referring to skills by printing this colourful Essential Skills Mat.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 6 to Step 11
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Aiming High steps 6-11, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.