Miss Abigail’s thought for the week: What constitutes work? Today I asked a child if they had had a good week and he replied, ‘Yes, it’s been great! We have hardly done ANY WORK AT ALL!’ This made me smile: children have a funny understanding of...Read more
Being a creative thinker is one of the attributes most sought-after by employers. We want children that can come up with new ideas – whether they are finding different solutions to a maths problem, composing a piece of music to reflect a mood or emotion, or deciding on the best tactic to use to put the ball in the hoop. Creative thinkers have open minds and are free thinkers and so they are able to express their thinking in different ways, producing new ideas or concepts.