Developing lesson entrance routines
How do new teachers develop during their first year in the classroom? We’ve visited Sam Bower’s Year 7 geography class twice this year to find some answers. We were struck by the way Sam (’15, London) has refined his entrance routines, preparing students for success by helping them settle into learning quickly and calmly. This blog and video compares...
Keeping students learning through 'Least Invasive Interventions'
Visiting Charlotte Pywell, a '13 Ambassador teaching in the North East, we were struck by her skill in helping students stay focused on learning. Charlotte's school faces significant challenges: 80% of students receive Free School Meals, there is a very high turnover of teachers and leaders and the school has low results within the area
“I might have the power to make them love or hate education – I’m really going for the love part.”
Lizzy Price teaches Year 1: “I’ve taught other year groups, but I just feel at home here. I think if you’re going to get something right, you start at the beginning. They’re at the beginning and this is an amazing opportunity. I might have the power to make them love or hate education – I’m really going for the love part.”