Monthly Archives: December 2020

What has 2020 taught us?

In the song ‘I believe in father Christmas’ by Greg Lake, he finishes with the line ‘the Christmas we get we deserve’.  If Greg was right, anyone working in schools, should be in for a great Christmas!  I don’t think … Continue reading

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Feeding Back to Novice Teachers

Many of us will currently be at one end of an NQT assessment. Either we are the ones dishing out the strengths and targets or we are the ones dutifully taking them on board. I myself am currently immersed in … Continue reading

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Bright Spots: Formative Assessment

At Durrington formative assessment is one of our four threshold concepts aimed at improving the quality of teaching and learning. We have identified 4 strategies which have been implemented with curriculum leaders and through subject planning development sessions in curriculum … Continue reading

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