Classroom Practice


In all of our lessons, we expect our teachers to:


  • deliver high quality teaching and learning in line with the Teacher's Standards and Early Career Framework
  • Communicate a love for their subject
  • forensically know the requirementsa for examination in their subject
  • foster a commitment from students that they will actively particiapte and contribute in lessons
  • encourage students to SLANT (Sit up straight, Listen, Ask and answer questions, No interupting, Track the speaker) and SHAPE (Speak in full sentences, Hands away from mouth, Articulate, Project your voice, Eye contact) 
  • use effective questioning techniques to elicit information and responses from students
  • deliver high quality feedback to students so that they know how to improve their work
  • plan lessons which engage and inspire students to succeed