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Achievement Respect Transformation

'I can' statements

These ‘I can’ statements were produced as part of a Tutor Group activity with all students, which took place during ‘I Can Day’. The purpose of these was to recognise our rights and responsibilities as well as our commitment to shared values.

 

Foundation (Y7 and 8) - I can: 

  • Talk about the main stories that are in the news from a local/national and international perspective. 

  • Talk about and use appropriate language when talking about different groups of people.  

  • Talk about why it is important to show respect towards people even if you disagree with them. 

  • Explain what I believe (religious and non religious) and ask questions about what other people believe in a respectful way. 

  • Identify what charities school should support on a local,national and internal level and give a simple explanation as to why. 

  • Talk about why it is important to help people through charity and other good works.

  • Understand I am part of different communities and what they are. 

  • Identify the British Humanitarian values we share. 

  • Talk about some of the different career options that are open to me and what subjects that means I need to study. 

  • Be prepared to engage with the help of staff in discussion with people who I may have disagreed/argued with to help see the other person's point of view. 

 

Progression (Y9 and 10) - I can:

  • Talk about stories that are in the news from a local/national and international perspective and begin to unpick some of the complex issues around them. 

  • Use appropriate language when talking about and to people from different groups and understand what language is offensive and why. 

  • Be able to explain it is important to use respectful language and show empathy as to why disrespectful language can be damaging. 

  • Explain what I believe (  religious and non religious ) and be prepared to answer questions about it while being able to sensitively ask questions of those with different beliefs. 

  • Be able to talk about the choices of charities in school and the impact they have on an international. national and local stage. 

  • Talk about the importance of charity and some of the reasons why people have to be the recipients of charity. 

  • Understand I am part of different communities, be able to identify and explain what those communities are and why they are important. 

  • Identity  and begin to explain the British Humanitarian values we share. . 

  • Talk about some of the different career options that are open to me and have spent some time looking at different options and considering a range of career choices. 

  • Be prepared to engage with the help of staff in discussion with people who you may have disagreed/argued with to help see the other person's point of view and come to an amicable conclusion. 

 

Year 11 - I can: 

  • Talk about the stories that are on the news from a local/national and international perspective and understand some of the complex issues around them considering a range of views.

  • Talk to and in an appropriate way about/to different groups of people using respectful language. 

  • Show empathy and understanding as to why inclusive language is important. 

  • Explain and answer questions about my own beliefs while being able to ask questions about the beliefs of others in a respectful and curious way. 

  • Be able to talk about the choices of charities in school and the impact they have on an international. national and local stage. 

  • Talk about the importance of charity and understand why people sometimes have to be the recipient of charity and some of the issues behind it. 

  • Understand I am part of different communities, be able to identify and explain what those communities are and why they are important to me and my identity. 

  • Identity  and explain the British Humanitarian values we share and the impact these have on me as an individual. 

  • Talk about and be informed about my different career options and what I need to do to reach my goal. 

  • Be prepared to engage with the help of staff in discussion with people who you may have disagreed/argued with to help see the other person's point of view and come to an amicable conclusion.   

 

Year 12/13 - I can:

  • Have a detailed awareness and understanding of current affairs and  able to talk about and ask questions about complex situations. 

  • Understand that different groups can face discrimination through language and actions and be reflective to ensure that my own language is non discriminatory and inclusive. 

  • Have conversations with people who hold different  religious and non religious views to me both being curious about their beliefs and being able to express my own. 

  • Be an advocate for the charities we support in school while understanding the more complex reasons behind charities and the reason for them. 

  • Understand my role within the different communities I belong to and the relationship among the different groups have to each other and my identity. 

  • Understand the impact that the British Humanitarian values that we share have on me as an individual and the different communities I belong to. 

  • To be able to make an informed choice about my options Post 18 and what I need to do to reach my goal. 

  • Be prepared to work with other students in school to facilitate a shared understanding when conflict has occurred.

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  • Batley Girls’ High School
  • Windmill Lane, Batley
  • WF17 0LD
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