Supporting School Improvement through Lesson Study

Di spoke on developing great teaching through Lesson Study at Oxford University Press’ Developing Great Teaching Conference in London on 23rd June, hosted in collaboration with the Teacher Development Trust, NAHT and NAHT Edge. Here she follows up her seminar. You’ll find a selection of resources and videos from the day on our website. ‘A systematic and integrated approach to staff development, that focuses on the professional learning of […]

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2016 Teacher Assessment Exemplification Materials

Well, we’re finally there. The DfE has released the last exemplification materials: documents for reading and science KS1 and KS2 have been published and KS1 mathematics has been updated to include exemplification for ‘working towards the expected standard’ and ‘working in greater depth within the expected standard’. All of the materials can be found here , but here’s a quick overview of the […]

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Gearing up for the primary school testing season, 2016 – Key Stage 1

With Easter fast approaching, teachers with Y2 classes will be increasingly conscious of the National Curriculum tests which their pupils will be taking in the summer term. Parents will also be anxious to know what’s changed under the revised curriculum and how they can best support their children over the statutory assessment period. Although the […]

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