Golden Nugget 5
Research, Pedagogy and Classrooms
Failing that, we do need to make sure that we're all ready for our visitors, whether we are in the classroom or out of it. The Wednesday TLEG sessions have been suspended for this term, and will return in a slightly different format in Term 4. This term, we will focus our efforts on making sure that approaches, resources and guidelines are consistent and understood by all.
The Ofsted-Ready Wednesday Programme (couldn't think of a funkier title but then I thought let's call a spade a spade)
The focus needs to be tight but it doesn't have to be gloomy. There is much that we can do make sure that we are being consistent in our approaches and our expectations, and that we are using the same resources and guidelines as each other, whilst still adhering to our individual departmental plans.
Each session will focus on one of the following critical aspects: differentiation, marking and feedback, engagement, behaviour for learning and progress over time. Common resources and guidelines will be issued and there will then be time in CTs to look at how we can embed these into our individual and department practice.
Wednesday 8th January
Something to look at beforehand: