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Thinking Matters


Gatehouse Primary Academy, along with the other First Federation Trust schools is embarking on a journey to become a Thinking School.


A Thinking School takes an explicit, evidence informed, whole school approach to developing pupils’ cognitive capability and intelligent learning behaviours.


Thinking Matters believe metacognition is more than just reflecting on your learning. Metacognition is being able to adapt to the unknown. It is having strategies to make progress at whatever you set your mind to. Metacognition is future proofing.

Thinking Matters A Guide to Thinking Frames for Parents