Monthly Archives: January 2020

I, We, You modelling in my classroom

Since my start at Durrington this year part of the focus of my department has been to improve our use of “I, We, You” modelling in our Maths classrooms. We have become increasingly aware of how important modelling is, and … Continue reading

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57 Day Plan

Here at Durrington our Y11 students have sat their mocks and had their results and in a number of subjects, teachers have already finished teaching the content of the course.  It’s parents evening tonight and a common topic of discussion … Continue reading

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Curriculum Matters

Here at Durrington, we have been thinking a great deal about how curriculum, teaching and assessment should not be seen as separate entities, but are interwoven and dependent on each other.  You can read about our work on this here.  … Continue reading

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Curriculum Coherence – Case Study

There is a real buzz in the educational world at the moment when it comes to curriculum.  The words rigour, sequencing and coherence are often directly linked to the vast entity that is curriculum. A curriculum is the units or … Continue reading

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Five ways to rejuvenate behaviour management in your classroom

By Andy Tharby Now that the interminably long autumn term feels like a distant memory, we can turn our rested minds to a new and brighter term ahead. Experienced teachers are well-attuned to the ever-shifting rhythms of the school year … Continue reading

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