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How to pre-empt poor behaviour and avoid unnecessary confrontations in your classroom

Last week I came across a brilliant video by Adam Boxer entitled ‘Setting Students up to Succeed’.  In the video, Adam shares some approaches he uses in his classroom to prevent problems arising.  The approaches are taken from Doug Lemov’s … 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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Improving behaviour – strategies for teachers

I have a suspicion that the latest EEF guidance report ‘Improving Behaviour in Schools’ will before long reach the top of the EEF’s download charts (if such a thing exists). The reason is the demand.  All teachers have at some point in their careers had to struggle with … Continue reading

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Managing difficult behaviours

This week’s 15 Minute Forum was led by John Lamb (Assistant Headteacher) and Jack Griffiths (Year 7 ICT Progress Leader). John started with a focus on teacher’s approaches to different scenarios: If student X cannot complete an activity such as … Continue reading

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Non-Confrontational Behaviour Management

  Tonight’s 15 Minute Forum was led by Assistant Headteacher John Lamb.  John started the session by making it clear that the job of getting a class of hormonal teenagers to do what we want, is one of the hardest … Continue reading

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Mindset, attitude and behaviour

  The image above, or versions of it, are probably commonplace in a number of schools up and down the country – and understandably so.  It makes perfect sense to be focusing our efforts on fostering a growth mindset in … Continue reading

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Supporting School Improvement

Like most schools, this half term we have been thinking a great deal about our school improvement priorities and how the research evidence can support us with this. The EEF do a great job of distilling evidence on key themes … Continue reading

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Weekly Round Up: 17th October 2021

Blog of the week ‘Teaching Behaviour in Small Steps’ by Dan Hudson In this blog Dan explores how some of the Lemov behaviour strategies can be implemented in the classroom. Classteaching ‘Reflecting on Professional Development’ by Fahim Rahman In his … Continue reading

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Training with the Durrington Research School

This year the Durrington Research School team are leading a variety of training programmes, covering a range of themes.  We will be using a blended delivery approach for all of our programmes: Day 1 – 10.30am-3.30pm, face to face at … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up: 19th September 2021

Blog of the week ‘Concrete not sand – build on what they know’ by Tom Sherrington Super blog by Tom, in which he explains the importance of finding out what students already know and framing our teaching around this. Classteaching … Continue reading

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