“Parental engagement is consistently associated with pupils’ success at school” EEF, 2020 Whilst the EEF acknowledges there are challenges to increasing parental engagement and the inconclusive evidence, I have thought about how a light touch, low cost effort might help... Continue Reading →
As we come to the end of the school year, I find myself at the end of my first ‘full cycle’ – taking a class of students through from Year 9 to 11 where they have sat their final two exams in history. For some this is the end of their history education, for others […]
Another 'Breakfast Jam' that I presented in was our ongoing use of Knowledge Organisers in history. Below are the slides used in the reflections and discussions of our trial so far. Breakfast Jam Knowledge Organisers
Simple sentence starters to aid pupils answers for the AQA Modern World History B Unit 1 and Unit 2 exam questions - nice revision aid and for LA students. Please find attached resource: Exam Question Sentence Starters
To improve literacy across the department, we began to use these sheets at the start of this year - student's would stick these on the back of their exercise book and use during assessments/exams/planning to develop their extended writing pieces.... Continue Reading →
Another favourite activity of mine introduced by the excellent John Mitchell @jivespin. Comic Strips created using Halftone 2 can provide a great way to consolidate learning, explain impact/causation/consequence or simple to provide a revision resource.