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Using growth mindset to improve secondary pupils' resilience

Depute Head Teacher Julie Morrison trialled a growth mindset programme with third years at Maxwelltown High School (now part of North West Community Campus (NWCC)).

The school is in an area with economic and social challenges, which can leave some pupils feeling as though they lack opportunities in life. The aim was to equip pupils with tools and strategies to build their confidence and resilience as they moved into the senior phase, focusing particularly on positive thinking, goal- setting and understanding the importance of sleep.

Read the full case study here.