Following on from the updated Government directive on school closures in the Leicester and Leicestershire area, Sir Jonathan North is now closed from Tuesday 30th June to all students except children of key workers who have registered for a place.
At Sir Jonathan North we recognise that quality first teaching in every lesson is key in order to maximise student progress. We use the latest approaches in educational practice in order to give our students a high quality day to day learning experience where they are engaged, challenged and inspired.
We are a learning community and we expect staff to reflect on and debate the way they teach in order to innovate in ways that are right for their students. We expect all staff to be actively involved in the culture of sharing pedagogy/best practice and the College continuing professional development programme.
At Sir Jonathan North we know that effective teaching results in effective learning. To ensure this, teachers will:
Evidence from the Education Endowment Foundation shows that the provision of effective feedback to students is one of the key factors for improving learning. This research shows that effective feedback should:
Feedback should not be exclusively subject specific, but should focus on literacy too. Teachers should ensure students receive regular verbal feedback along with self and peer assessment (green pen). Research shows that written acknowledgement and effort marking do not impact on student outcomes, we do not expect to see this on students’ work. We recognise teachers’ workload and acknowledge that students will not get detailed feedback on every piece of work.
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