Tag Archives: Modelling

Excellence Visits

Over the last few weeks members of the SLT visited the lessons of some of our most successful departments.  We decided to take a rather different approach to how we usually do things like this.  Rather than the usual ‘Department … Continue reading

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Modelling & Questioning

The 15 Minute Forum was led tonight by English teacher and Literacy Leader, Lucy Darling.  Lucy started the session by saying that when she was using modelling in her lessons, she also considered the key questions that she would need … Continue reading

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The Evolution of ‘The Big 4’

Over the past year or so, I’ve been very keen on the idea of developing a ‘tight but loose’ approach to teaching across my school.  By that I mean highlighting a few key pedagogical principles that are key to great … Continue reading

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Rich Tea or Hob Nob?

It’s been a great week at DHS.  We started off on Monday with an INSET thinking about how we can develop a growth mindset with our students.  By that we mean students who will: Strive for excellence Embrace the challenges Persist … Continue reading

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Modelling Writing

The 15 Minute Forum tonight was led by Andy Tharby. Andy was looking at strategies that he has been developing and sharing through his blog, on the issue of developing writing with students. He started by posing this question: How … Continue reading

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Modelling for excellence

I’m fortunate to watch a large number of lessons – being taught by brilliant teachers.  There are many things that they all do well, but one thing they all have in common is that they are great at modelling.  Now it … Continue reading

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