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The 5Rs

The 5Rs 

At Henry Cavendish we are learning to learn!

I am Resourceful like Raj.

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!" Dr Seuss

  • I can use a variety of strategies
  • I know what to do when I get stuck
  • I can learn with and from others
  • I can be flexible
  • I can find and use information


I am Ready like Ralph.

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t, change your attitude.” Maya Angelou

  • I am motivated
  • I am curious
  • I believe that I can do well  
  • I am positive 


I am Responsible like Rita.

“We must all make the choice between what is right and what is easy.” Professor Dumbledore (J.K. Rowling)

  • I use initiative
  • I know right from wrong
  • I plan ahead
  • I help others
  • I take ownership of my learning
  • I know what I am good at and what I need help with


I am Resilient like Ruby.                   

“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” Nelson Mandela

  • I keep going when things are difficult
  • I can manage my feelings about learning
  • I am positive
  • I know I can succeed
  • I try different things


I am Reflective like Rose.

“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we did when we created them.” Albert Einstein

  • I can think about my learning
  • I can evaluate and learn from experience
  • I can improve my performance
  • I can practise