Learning and teaching themes for the year

Learning and Teaching Themes 2016 – 2017

To ensure we continue to improve learning and teaching across the school we have identified termly themes around our School Development Plan. Fortnightly themes and staff feedback groups will assist us in our on-going objective of providing the very best lessons possible for all our students.

Week Beginning    Termly Focus Monthly theme  

Feedback Groups for L&T Meeting

 

Feedback Group for monthly themes

 

5, 12, 19, 26 September

& 3 October

CHALLENGE PLANNING FOR STRETCH Schemes of Work – getting started, the first decisions SCIENCE, DRAMA, MUSIC, & BUSINESS STUDIES MFL

CHEMISTRY

10, 17, 31 October

& 7, 14 November

Expectations; starting high GEOGRAPHY

MATHS

21, 28 November & 5, 12 December Key words to aid progression and approaches to develop learners’ knowledge and use of them SEND

BIOLOGY

CHRISTMAS
2, 9, 16 & 23 January HOME LEARNING Flipped teaching and active learning MATHS, MFL, GEOGRAPHY, RE & PE DT

BUSINESS STUDIES

30 January & 6, 20, & 27 February Differentiated H/W – reaching every learner HISTORY

PHYSICS

6, 13, 30 & 27 March Meaningful feedback to enhance learning and improve student achievement RS & PHILOSOPHY

MUSIC

EASTER
17 & 24 April

1 & 8 May

HOOK & ENGAGE Inventive approaches ART, HISTORY, ENGLISH & DT DRAMA

SIXTH FORM TUTORS

15 & 22 May

5 & 12 June

Challenging all students PE

PSYCHOLOGY

19 & 26 June

3 & 10 July

A Learning Environment that supports and maximises students’ learning ENGLISH

ART

SUMMER