Independent Learning

Developing Independent Learning

At Judgemeadow we want everyone to enjoy learning. We want everyone to have the opportunity to learn and do their best here.


The 5 Rs

Students are asked to remember the 5 Rs to help create an environment where everyone can learn, and to support their own learning and progress.



When you are reflective you

    • take time to think about your work
    • consider how you could improve your work
    • think how you could take up more opportunities offered
    • use level guidance to see how to improve
    • set yourself targets to help you progress
    • Read teacher comments and act on them



When you are resilient you

    • keep trying even when it is difficult
    • constantly aim high
    • try to overcome obstacles to your learning
    • work hard to understand things that are beyond your usual level/grade
    • are persistent
    • are determined to succeed
    • show commitment to your learning



When you are resourceful you

    • think creatively about your learning
    • find imaginative ways to tackle a problem or task
    • find ways of revising that help you understand and remember
    • look for alternative ways to achieve what you are aiming for
    • find someone to help you
    • use other resources like books or the Internet to get more information



When you are respectful you

    • listen to what people say without interrupting
    • are courteous when asked to do something
    • accept that other people are entitled to have different views from you
    • are polite, using please and thank you when appropriate
    • make sure you do not interrupt other people’s learning
    • follow staff instructions



When you are responsible you

    • are ready to learn in all lessons
    • take charge of your own actions
    • rely on yourself to remember things
    • make sure you have all your equipment
    • use your planner to help you be organised
    • arrive at lessons on time
    • meet deadlines
    • consider how your behaviour affects other people’s learning