“P.A.S.S. was developed out of a conviction that in all areas of life and certainly in school the attitudes that we bring to any endeavour are a crucial determinant of success." This is a sentiment very much shared by teachers and all those involved with children and young people.
Schools across Bath and North East Somerset are using P.A.S.S. to add to teacher's understanding of how their pupils are feeling about themselves as learners and their learning environment, and enable schools to improve what they are doing.'
There are many ways of trying to hear how children and young people are feeling about themselves and P.A.S.S. is one way that enables the child and young persons voice to be heard by not only by the teacher working most closely with them but also by teachers with a variety of responsibilities for improving the school as a learning community for all their pupils.
The P.A.S.S. Factors - summary
Factor 1. Feelings about school.
Factor 2. Perceived Learning Capability.
Factor 3. Self regard.
Factor 4. Preparedness for learning.
Factor 5. Attitudes to teachers.
Factor 6. General work ethic. .
Factor 7. Confidence in leaning.
Factor 8. Attitudes to attendance.
Factor 9. Response to the curriculum demands.