CFE Characters

confident individualOur Confident Individual has;

  • Self respect
  • Asense of physical, mental and emotional well being
  • secure values and beliefs
  • Ambition
  • He /she is able to;
  • Relate to others
  • Pursue a healthy and active lifestyle
  • Assess risk and make informed decisions
  • Achieve success in different areas of activity.


effective contributorOur Effective Contributor has

an enterprising attitude and determination

Resilience and self-reliance

He/she is able to

Communicate in different ways and in different settings

Work in partnership and in teams

Take the initiative and lead others

Create and develop ideas and has the ability to solve problems.


responsible citizenOur Responsible Citizen has;

respect for others

A commitment to participate responsibly as a citizen within society

He/she is able to develop knowledge and understanding of the world and of Scotland’s place in it

Understand different beliefs and cultures

Evaluate environmental and ethical issues.


successful learnerOur Successful Learner


enthusiasm and motivation for learning

Determination to reach high standards of achievement

Openness to new thinking and ideas

He/she is able to use literacy, communication and numeracy skills

Use technology for learning Think creatively and independently

Learn independently and as part of a group

Make reasoned evaluations

Link and apply different types of learning in new situations