Siobhan Horisk - Herts for Learning

Report
St Joseph’s
Achievement for Disadvantaged Children:
A Case Study
St. Joseph’s Catholic School
Macklin Street, WC2B 5NA
St. Joseph’s in Context
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70% ethnic minorities;
45% EAL;
40% FSM entitled;
in the 10-20% most deprived nationally;
high pupil mobility.
Ambition
Expertise Creativity
Inclusion
The Bolt Effect
Creativity
Ambition
Inclusion
Expertise
To give children exceptional life
chances
End of KS1
100% achieve a Level 2b+
End of KS2
100% of children achieve a Level 4a+
in English and Maths combined
70% of children achieve a Level 5+
in English and Maths combined
30% of children achieve a Level 6
in Maths
Ambition
Inclusion
Creativity Expertise
Meeting the diverse and complex needs of each and
every individual is embedded in everything that we do as
a whole staff
It is the responsibility of the school to enable the child to
access and make progress through the curriculum
Equal opportunities is not the same as equal provision
Creativity
Inclusion
Ambition
Expertise
• “… teachers’ knowledge of mathematics
for teaching must be like an experienced
taxi driver’s knowledge of a city, whereby
one can get to significant places in a wide
variety of ways, flexibly and adaptively.”
(Ma, 1999, p.123)
Expertise
Creativity Ambition
Inclusion
Pedagogy
teaching approaches and activities that foster pupils’ deeper understanding,
including through the use of practical resources, visual images and
information and communication technology
Assessment
checking and probing pupils’ understanding during the lesson, and adapting
teaching accordingly
Curriculum
in understanding the progression in strands of mathematics over time, so
that they know the key knowledge and skills that underpin each stage of
learning
Understanding
ensuring policies and guidance are backed up by professional development for
staff to aid consistency and effective implementation
Identify the barriers
Model/Plan/Discuss
Wider Reading
Importance of
Immersion
Creativity
Inclusion
Ambition
Expertise
Assessment for Learning
All Join In!
• Jill ManserghTimes tables in ten minutes:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXdHGBf
oqfw&safe=active
Creativity
Inclusion
Ambition
Expertise
• Creating Effective Learning Environments – resources
• Securing motivation and concentration • Providing equality of opportunity through a range of
teaching approaches and modifying these for
individual needs
• Using appropriate assessments
• Setting targets for children
• Teaching more able children with their own class and
extending their learning through differentiated group
work, extra challenges and opportunities for
independent learning e.g. nrich cambridge university.
Low threshold, high ceiling tasks
Ambition
Creativity
Inclusion Expertise
• Storybook maths
• Money in maths week
• Maths through art
• Maths in architecture
• Tackling barriers, monitoring consistency
• Robustly challenge weak teaching
Review
Lesson observations
Work sampling
Implementation
Training
Quality First
Teaching
Interventions
Subject Leader
Actions
Termly
SRSE
Planning
Intervention Mapping
Planning of staff CPD
Subject Leader Action
Planning
School Improvement
Committee
St. Joseph’s: A Bright Future
Analysis
Moderated Assessments
Pupil Progress Reviews

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