Tag Archives: Feedback

What to do with the clever ones?

Last Friday we had an INSET day.  Our focus was thinking about how we can push and challenge those students with a high stating point, so that they make even more progress.  Our starting point was to think about something … Continue reading

Posted in CPD Events, General Teaching | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Purposeful Feedback

Tonight’s 15 minute forum was led by our Director of maths, Emma Mason and Director of science, Steph Temple.  As a school, we want to make sure that our feedback is fit for purpose within each subject.  It needs to … Continue reading

Posted in 15 Minute Forums, General Teaching | Tagged | 3 Comments

Gallery Critique

The 15 minute forum was led tonight by English teacher Jo Grimwood.  Jo started the session by sharing with us the concerns she has with peer assessment: Students don’t know how to assess work – we are the professionals, they … Continue reading

Posted in 15 Minute Forums, General Teaching | Tagged , | 6 Comments

15 Minute Forum – Students on Feedback

The 15 minute forum was led by the Senior Student Leadership Team tonight.  They gave us their views on the range of feedback they received from teachers.  This was very timely, as it’s something we have been thinking about a … Continue reading

Posted in 15 Minute Forums, General Teaching | Tagged | 5 Comments

#TLT14 – Feedback Matters

This weekend I attended the brilliant TLT14 event, organised by the equally brilliant Dave Fawcett & Jenn Ludgate.  It may have been at the end of a busy half term…and on a Saturday…but that didn’t stop hundreds of teachers turning … Continue reading

Posted in CPD Events, General Teaching | Tagged | 15 Comments

15 Minute Forum – Closing the learning gap with homework

The 15 minute forum tonight was led by maths Deputy Leader, Sam Down.  Our maths department are very successful – and are always looking to do things better.  With homework, they wanted to minimise the amount of time spent marking, … Continue reading

Posted in 15 Minute Forums, General Teaching | Tagged | 8 Comments

Getting Great

Teaching is a creative profession, and at DHS we want our teachers to be innovative and excited about what they do – not stifled by an overly prescriptive approach to teaching.  We want teachers to takes risks and try new … Continue reading

Posted in General Teaching | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments