Critical & Creative Thinking

Critical & Creative Thinking

Responding effectively to environmental, social and economic challenges requires young people to be creative, innovative, enterprising and adaptable, with the motivation, confidence and skills to use critical and creative thinking purposefully.

Explicit attention to and application of thinking skills enables students to develop an increasingly sophisticated understanding of the processes they can employ whenever they encounter both the familiar and unfamiliar, to break ineffective habits and build on successful ones, building a capacity to manage their thinking.​

Students are encouraged to delve deeper into concepts, be curious and ask why.
Students are encouraged to delve deeper into concepts, be curious and ask why.
Teachers at Sherbourne embed thinking and learning strategies across the full range of age groups and abilities.
Teachers at Sherbourne embed thinking and learning strategies across the full range of age groups and abilities.
Students at Sherbourne are learning to be flexible thinkers with the capacity to adapt to change and take on new challenges readily.
Students at Sherbourne are learning to be flexible thinkers with the capacity to adapt to change and take on new challenges readily.
Students at Sherbourne build knowledge and thinking skills, co-operatively and individually.
Students at Sherbourne build knowledge and thinking skills, co-operatively and individually.