Commendations Policy


The fictional Leach Primary School (motto = Create / Discover / Learn) has recently updated it’s Commendation Policy…
Commendations are awarded to children who demonstrate two or more of the following key qualities. These qualities are divided into two categories. The first set is concerned with the child as a person, a friend, a citizen while the second set relates to the child as a learner, a student.

A Leach Primary School pupil is:

Set 1:

  • Inquisitive
  • Resilient
  • Imaginative
  • Collaborative
  • Thoughtful
  • Practical
  • Craftsmanlike
  • Sceptical
  • Adaptable

Set 2:

  • Kind
  • Gentle
  • Honest
  • Considerate
  • Empathetic
  • Confident
  • Ecological
  • Decisive
  • Responsible

(If you have any further suggestions about what should be added to these sets then please leave a comment below. Thanks)

So, a child may be awarded a Commendation for demonstrating resilience, creativity and curiosity. These qualities are then recorded in the child’s online portfolio and if they subsequently receive another commendation for their resilience then they ‘Level Up’ for this quality. These awards are shared with parents via the child’s online portfolio and they form a key part of our reporting process.

Our Reporting Policy is due to be published soon.

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