Alongside MCQs, we are looking at how question level analysis can be used to frame feedback for students and to enhance teaching processes. In the first instance we are engaging students with their feedback and in the feed forward process; identifying areas they need to address and constructing learning targets. Second, we are investigating the inter-class variations. Identifying areas for teacher collaboration and re-teaching of misunderstanding or learning gaps.
Today I received a surprise reminder via Outlook. It was a reminder asking me to reflect on the SEN INSET day. A few seconds past and then an “oh, I remember,” acknowledgement followed. I set a reminder to see how effective the training had been and how well I had incorporated and embedded my notes into my practice. I can not even remember the exact session title, I can tell .... Read more and bookmark.
Last year, during one of our Ofsted support visits, Jonathan Palk shared a useful using piece of procedural analysis advice. When taking a broad view of your schools achievement data, build a picture of the school starting with the pupils cohorts, moving to the headline measures. Our Senior Leaders have taken on that advice when presenting to Governors, Academy visitors and staff groups. .... Read more and bookmark.
We have taken a very simple English and Maths spreadsheet and blown it in our staff room for all our staff to see. On the Y axis, Maths working at grade, on the X axis, English working at grade. Each ID card shows the pupils photo and their KS2 Maths and English grades. Each term we simply update the pupils position. It got me thinking, what would a similar chart look like for 3 Levels of .... Read more and bookmark.
What percentage of outstanding schools have below average ability intake? It is a good question, isn’t it. What percentage of Outstanding schools have below average ability intake? Without the limitation of 140 characters “What percentage of Ofsted Outstanding rated schools have a below average intake?” If you follow the link through to the tweet, you will see Paul’s Ainsworth .... Read more and bookmark.