Improving the Way we Reflect: Reflecting on ATL Skills

A few months ago we set about redesigning the way we give feedback.  Whilst rubrics, standards and criteria are valuable tools to help students understand where they are at this moment in time, the link to growth isn’t always clear for every child (or teacher). Working with a few teachers we began devising, trying out … Continue reading Improving the Way we Reflect: Reflecting on ATL Skills

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Preparing for Student Led Conferences

As we move towards the end of the school year (scary to think how fast that's come around!) this week our ES Team began to prepare for Student Led Conferences. This was framed by 2 questions: What is the purpose of the Student Led Conference?What opportunities does this present us Purpose The most obvious answer … Continue reading Preparing for Student Led Conferences

Rethinking Feedback: Signs of Growth

I daren’t even Google how many articles/blog posts/books/etc. there are out there which claim to be rethinking feedback: but we’re rolling with it. Regardless of the title for this post...I think we (Mark and I) may have just revolutionised feedback as we walked to school this morning. We were chatting through the day ahead as … Continue reading Rethinking Feedback: Signs of Growth