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Increasing physical activity and improving physical education at St Joseph’s Primary

by Katie Stewart

Key Points

  • Increase the amount of physical activity of your pupils
  • Improve the quality of teaching of physical education
  • Make best use of your PE and Sport Premium Funding
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Embedding formative assessment through a Teacher Learning Community

by Tracey Shevlin

Key Points

  • Teacher Learning Community providing sustained joint practice development
  • Focus on Assessment for Learning
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Planning for Dinosaurs – how we put pedagogy into practice

by Helen Holgate

Key Points

  • Camden Early Years Learning Cluster – Lesson Study action research
  • One participant’s experience in EY lesson study
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Curriculum Development at Torriano Primary School

by Susan Bush

Key Points

  • UNICEF’s Rights Respecting Schools Award Programme underpins the whole school ethos and is central to our curriculum development;
  • Innovative, whole-school themes are planned each term involving all stakeholders
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KS3 New Arrivals Induction Programme

by Joanna De Regibus

Key Points

  • Students new to English and the UK are provided with an understanding of what to expect in each curriculum area
  • This outcome-driven course introduces the various teaching and learning styles they will encounter in the classroom
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How speaking frames can support pupils’ critical analysis in art and design

by Angela Hay

Key Points

To develop oral communication and depth of vocabulary used within art, I wanted to explore the use of models and speaking frames to deepen responses when observing and reflecting upon art.

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Using Thinking Cards to improve mental wellbeing

by Mike Kelly

Key Points

  • The “Thinking Cards” were developed to help young people improve their mental wellbeing utilising techniques from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness.
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School sports collaborative – inclusive sports festival

by Paul Lambert

Key Points

  • Provides opportunity for competitive sport for all children, not only talented
  • Easy-to-resource sports involve all
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Pupil Premium: Closing the gaps in English

by Kelly Smith

Key Points

  • Structuring staffing in KS1 to maximise effective teaching
  • Teaching assistants freeing teachers for quality interaction 1:1 with pupils
  • Building nurturing relationships
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Using Transitions Effectively To Maximise Learning Time

by Sophie Klimt

Key Points

How to use transition times to increase learning opportunities, rather than just manage them. Focuses on the use of chants as ways to embed key number facts, as the children move around the classroom.

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