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Implementing strategies for efficient and impactful peer feedback and improvement in Year 1

by David Benham

Key Points

  • Develop peer assessment and specific feedback in young children
  • Improve communication skills
  • Develop time efficient, impactful feedback sessions for a range of attainment levels
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Exploring the introduction and teaching of algebra using Lesson Study

by Karen Brockway

Key Points

  • Enabling young mathematicians to grasp algebraic concepts
  • A passion for Lesson Study: an effective medium for teacher learning
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Creative learning walks in schools

by Victoria Patrick

Key Points

  • Schools share expertise in creative and cultural provision
  • Insight gained into how schools incorporate cultural learning within the school environment
  • Cultural Partners better understand how they can collaborate with schools and add value
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Vertical Tutoring at Regent High School

by Adam Tedesco

Key Points

  • Vertical Tutoring: small tutor groups of Y7-13 students, each with two tutors
  • Impact on attainment, staff/student/parent relationships, staff cohesion
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Raising reading attainment through quality speaking and listening in Years 3 & 4

by Rebecca Ryan

Key Points

Reading, speaking and listening are inextricably linked. We noticed comprehension was limited by poor speaking and listening skills.

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Mindfulness – A whole school approach, Rhyl Primary

by Lee James

Key Points

  • The impact of Mindfulness sessions on classes across KS 1 and 2, a lunchtime Mindfulness colouring club, and an offer to all staff.
  • By having regular lessons and daily class input from teachers, we wanted to develop the wellbeing and resilience of pupils, as well as providing a course for staff interested in taking up the offer.
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Moving into compact methods of calculation – procedure versus conceptual understanding.

by Kate Frood

Key Points

  • Compact methods sooner?
  • Procedure versus conceptual understanding
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Pupil Premium: Supporting the whole child to achieve aspirational targets through rich provision

by Sean Cranitch

Key Points

  • Start with the aspiration not with the analysis (avoid the data trap!)
  • Give top quality teachers the time to help pupil premium children excel!
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Camden Cultural Commissioning Project: GCSE Art at Camden Centre for Learning

by Ashley Summercorn

Key Points

  • Central St Martin’s College of Art works with CCfL students
  • Practical outcome in terms of GCSE course work, as well as wider learning experiences
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Camden Cultural Commissioning Model

by Victoria Patrick

Key Points

  • Schools and cultural organisations develop new partnerships and approaches to collaboration.
  • Creative projects better respond to key school and student ambitions.
  • Schools and cultural partners share best practice around creative education.
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