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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.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 1 to Step 10
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Staying Positive steps 1-10, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 1 to Step 3
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 1-3 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • 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.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 1
    In this video, learners say when things go wrong and why people can get angry or upset by considering 3 situations: falling off a bike, spilling milk on the floor, losing at a video game.
  • 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 1
    In this activity, learners draw a picture of something that has gone wrong and show how it would make them feel.