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Topical Teaching: Religious Education – Purim

The Jewish Holiday of Purim Takes Place between 9-10 March 2020 and is a Great Opportunity to Combine Comparative Religion & PSHE The Purim Story Let’s start with what the…

Classroom Clinic – Early Exam Intervention

“Dear classroom clinic, I’m starting to target intervention with some of my students. How do I stop them from getting bored of revision this early?”  Firstly, if you are starting…

THE COUNTDOWN

The A-Level and GCSE countdown has started. Even if your students don’t realise it yet senior leadership are focusing on the end of year results, so we’ve broken down how you can…

New Year’s Resolutions

Teachers have enough on their plates trying to stick to personal resolutions in the New Year, without having to think about professional ones. So here are some ideas to keep…

Merry Marking

“Dear classroom clinic, By the end of this week, I am going to have hundreds of Christmas end-of-term assessments to mark. Do you have any quick wins for marking lots…

Naughty or Nice

  With the end of term drawing closer, we thought we’d remind you of these key strategies. This is a great opportunity to reflect on your behaviour management, try something…

End of Term Assessment Advice

At this time of year, we are always asked for advice on running end of term assessments. This blog breaks down how to maximise your use of December summative assessments….

Clear Instructions – PRINT

Many of the behavioural issues and much of the lack of engagement our Training and Development Team encounter in schools are often due to unclear instructions. When activity instructions and…

Classroom Clinic – Strategies for Silence

  “Dear classroom clinic, I am struggling to achieve silence in my lessons. The students just won’t be quiet! What can I do?” When the behaviour is poor, many teachers…

Reducing Workload

  Even though the clocks ‘went back’ last week, the nights are closing in and daylight is precious. No teacher wants to only see sunlight at school! So, we’ve compiled…

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