Attitude to Learning

"The very positive relationships that exist between staff and students, based on mutual respect, clearly make a contribution to the learning in the vast majority of lessons." Ofsted, September 2016

ATL 1 Outstanding

A highly self-motivated student who is exceptionally positive about all aspects of learning and is passionate about achieving

  • Arrives at the lesson  prepared with any required homework
  • Classwork tasks, when working as part of a group or independently, are  completed with enthusiasm,  with exceptional attention to detail, showing a thirst for knowledge and a love of learning
  • Attitude, conduct and manners are excellent

ATL 2 Very Good

A motivated student who takes a keen interest in learning and is determined to achieve

  • Arrives at the lesson prepared with any required homework
  • Shows a commitment to fully completing tasks, when working as part of a group or independently, and work shows detail
  • Attitude, conduct and manners are excellent

ATL 3 Good

A conscientious student who takes an interest in learning and tries to achieve

  • Arrives at the lesson prepared with any required homework
  • Shows a commitment to completing tasks, when working as part of a group or independently
  • Attitude, conduct and manners are excellent

ATL 4 Requires improvement

A student who lacks motivation and rarely makes use of opportunities to develop learning

  • Arrives at the lesson unprepared/or without any required homework
  • Classwork tasks, when working as part of a group or independently, are completed but work does not always reflect ability
  • Attitude, conduct and manners within the lesson are, at times, cause for concern leading to low level disruption

ATL 5 Unsatisfactory

A student who is unprepared to learn and has a poor attitude which disrupts their own learning and the learning of others

  • Arrives at the lesson unprepared/or without any required homework
  • Classwork tasks, when working as part of a group or independently, are incomplete showing little effort
  • Attitude, conduct and manners are cause for concern, leading to the disruption to the learning of others