Being independent is if you 'grab and pull' your splash suit yourself, no one needs to help you.
Foundation Stage Child
I show that I am independent when I come to school. I say bye to mummy at the gate and I come into school by myself. I put my bookbag and water bottle away independently and get ready for learning in the classroom.
Year 1 Child
I am independent when I am doing my work. I will only ask my teacher if I really need to.
Year 3 Child