Chobham Academy T&L Times
Teaching and learning tips to inspire and enthuse.
What is this about
The purpose of these magazines is to focus on the key areas for development across the Academy and hopefully provide you with a variety of resources, strategies and ideas to use in your classroom.
Recently we visited Primary and observed some of the mastery learning that underpins their Maths curriculum. In secondary, we are beginning to apply some of the core principles to our teaching and observing outstanding practice was the first step. It was clear on first impressions that the consistency of routines and rituals across all classes were embedded with meticulous detail. This helped to set the perfect climate for learning for students to embrace mastery learning.
Below are some examples of what we saw in primary, as well as Mr. Ofori's fantastic briefing.
Issue 1 - Differentiation
Inclusive learning is at the heart of our beliefs about student achievement. Below are some links to online resources and case studies that will help you to plan for inclusion.
Altrincham Grammar School for Girls strategies to differentiate
The article look at the overall ethos of working in mixed ability groups, the
differentiation process, some practical examples of how the differentiate plenary activities to accommodate more gifted students and also whole class teaching.
Click here to see the article