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Case Studies from Thinking Primary Schools

Ljan Primary School, Oslo, Norway.  Our journey towards a Thinking School

Nottinghill Preparatory School, London, UK.  The first Thinking ‘Prep’ School

Rhydypenau Primary School, Becoming an advanced thinking school – what it has meant for pupils within our learning community

Akiva Primary School, voluntary aided progressive Jewish school in north London: Embedding thinking Schools across the curriculum

Observations from senior leaders of thinking schools in the UK: Download (pdf)

Barbara Priestman School and Technology College, Sunderland, UK.  Barbara Priestman is a school for students aged 11-19 years with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder or complex learning difficulties. Download the following document and read how they developed their students independent thinking through the use of  dramatic enquiry.   A Thinking School ‘

St.Mary’s Primary School, Bridgend Becoming A Thinking School – A Reflection

St Bernadette’s RC Primary School, Cardiff  Our Thinking School Journey

Kingsdown and Ringwould Primary -  The Learning Journey – Primary (pdf)

Christ the King Catholic Primary, Cardiff, UK.  Primary Teacher Update Magazine interviews Patrick Affley, assistant headteacher, who explains why his school chose to become a Thinking School and what this label means.  See this link for article and see this link for  How we became a Thinking School.

Stanley Park Infants School (London Borough of Sutton)  How Stanley Park Infants School  became a Thinking School (pdf)

Cardiff Primary School – What difference has being a thinking school made?  (video)

Year 6 Perspective on thinking skills and why they help – Burraton Primary School (video)

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