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Staying Positive

Staying Positive

The ability to use tactics and strategies to overcome setbacks and achieve goals.
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  • 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.
  • Skill Story: Step 0 to Step 1
    Support learners to understand the concepts that underpin Staying Positive steps 0 and 1, by reading this short and engaging Skill Story.
  • 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 0 to Step 5
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Staying Positive steps 0-5, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Short Activity (Presentation): Step 0
    In this activity, learners look at a couple of photos and talk about how the people in the picture are feeling and why this might be.
  • Skill Assembly: Step 0 to Step 6
    This assembly supports learners to understand key concepts related to the early steps of Staying Positive. It starts by defining the skill and considering key themes, before identifying the skill in action. The themes are explored through three simple exercises, followed by a chance to reflect on their own skills.
  • Display Material: Step 0 to Step 3
    Support educators and learners to focus tightly on specific skill steps by displaying these Skill Builder Universal Framework posters for essential skills at Steps 0-3.
  • Display Material: Step 0 to Step 15
    Support learners with additional needs to focus tightly on specific skill steps of Staying Positive by displaying these posters of the Skills Builder Expanded Universal Framework.