St. Barnabas Church of England Primary School

Through our Christian ethos and values we hold dear, we are creating roots to grow and wings to fly

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Active Learning - MOTIVATION

Being involved and concentrating Keeping on trying Enjoying achieving what they set out to do
  • Maintaining focus on their activity for a period of time.
  • Showing high levels of energy, fascination.
  • Not easily distracted.
  • Paying attention to details.


  • Persisting with activity even when challenges occur.
  • Showing a belief that more effort or a different approach will pay off.
  • Bouncing back after difficulties.


  • Showing satisfaction in meeting their own goals.
  • Being proud of how they accomplished something - not just the end result.
  • Enjoying meeting challenges for their own sake rather than external rewards or praise.