I Can, I Will

I CAN, i will

i can, i will

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I Can, I Will

At Wood Green Academy we believe that the life skills you learn throughout your time here are just as important as the academic skills you learn too. We believe that having an ‘I Can, I Will’ attitude will greatly improve your success, not only in your studies, but in your entire life.


We focus on the following key characteristics. Having an understanding on how to develop and show these characteristics in your daily life will be the key to your success here at Wood Green Academy.

Resilience

Resilience

Bouncing back

Could look like…

Showing improvement in attitude, effort, work

Drive

Drive

Putting in the effort

Could look like…

  • Exceptional effort
  • Continued effort
  • Acting upon advice to improve

Curiosity

Curiosity

Asking questions

Could look like…

  • Asking questions
  • Excellent research
  • Suggesting links
  • Wider reading

Risk Taking

Risk Taking

Having a go

Could look like…

  • Doing something differently
  • Presenting to an audience
  • Trying something new

Reflectiveness

Reflectiveness

Think about how things could have been done differently

Could look like…

  • Acting upon advice to improve work (DIRT)
  • Acting upon advice to improve actions
  • Showing consideration of other people

Flexibility of Mind

Flexibility of Mind

Listening & considering opinions

  • Able to reason and debate
  • Working well as part of a team
  • Showing consideration to others

Initiative

Initiative

Doing things without being told

Could look like…

  • Making the right choice
  • Taking responsibility
  • Helping others