This week we have introduced children to GOAL (Get On And Learn) Time. This is where we will be encouraging children’s group and independent learning skills. This time will provide the children with the opportunity to lead their own learning and take it in the direction that takes their interest.
The children have worked in groups with their teacher to plan their GOAL learning over the next 4 weeks. You will find this plan stuck into their home learning book. They have planned their GOAL at Home with activities that they felt would support their learning on the following Tuesday afternoon in GOAL time, so it is essential that the home learning is completed by then. The idea is that as they have had ownership of it and have a clear purpose for it, they will enjoy it and be motivated to do it.
Here is an example of one of the group’s GOAL Time planning: