TS2 -Pupil progress & TS5 -Meeting the needs of all the pupils

October 25, 2017 10:14 am

Training – Child development and learning theories The main focus of the day was the different ways that children learn and how they develop. We looked at many different theories and discussed these a group as to how these could be linked to our own classroom situations. This was very useful... View Article

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S1: Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils & S2: Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils.

October 20, 2017 3:33 pm

Lesson Taught (Small group in Numeracy) I supported a group of 6 higher ability children in numeracy, working on number. The children had a whole class input from the teacher to begin with and then went into groups. They were working on number squares, counting in multiples of 2, 3,... View Article

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TS4: Planning and lesson progress & TS7- Behaviour management/ engagement of passive learners.

October 12, 2017 3:34 pm

Whole class reading session- Introduction of new guided reading topic: The Solar System This was my first attempt at introducing a new topic for the whole class shared reading topic. I settled the children by using the countdown method from 5 to 1, praising those children who settled immediately and... View Article

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S2 & 5 – How do children learn best?

October 6, 2017 11:01 am

Observation of children within EYFS My morning in reception was incredibly insightful looking at how children learn in EYFS. The learning I observed was a mixture of teacher led group activities and learning through free exploratory play.  Each session was short and simple and teachers adapted to the children choice... View Article

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S3/4 Phonics training

October 5, 2017 11:08 am

Read Write Inc. training My setting is introducing RWI to improve reading and writing throughout the school. This was the first day of a two day training course delivered by a former primary school teacher. The day was broken up into smaller parts showing us how to deliver a speed... View Article

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TS3 & TS5: Reflection on approaches to planning for EAL child.

March 23, 2017 10:42 am

A reflection on the strategies which support the progress of an EAL child, following discussions with mentor and school’s English lead. There is a child in the class which has only been in England for a few months and so his use of English is limited. Through discussion with my... View Article

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