• Produce their very best work with high standards of presentation, staying focussed even when the work is challenging.

  • Are intrinsically motivated, curious about what they can learn and value the process as much as the product.

  • Are critical thinkers and plan their work carefully, reflecting on how it could be improved and refined.

  • Are open minded, brave and willing to take a risk and step out of their comfort zone.

  • Participate fully in learning, show respect for and listen carefully to others, making a positive contribution at all times.

  • Are eager for feedback and proactive and resilient in improving their responses to it.



  • Challenge all students so that they have the highest expectations of what they can achieve.

  • Explain new concepts expertly so that students acquire new knowledge and skills.

  • Model learning effectively so that students know how to apply their knowledge and skills.

  • Create opportunities for students to engage in deliberate practice so that they are proactive in their learning.

  • Question students expertly so they are challenged to think deeply with breadth, depth and accuracy.

  • Feedback to students so that they are able to develop and extend their existing knowledge and skills.


Everyone together

  • Is proactive in creating or controlling opportunities rather than just reacting after things have happened.

  • Applauds bravery, persistence and risk taking through appreciating and celebrating the successes of those around us.

  • Contributes positively to our aspirational learning community.

100% Focus, 100% Effort, 100% of the Time

Turves Green Boys' School Northfield Birmingham B31 4BS

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