By Lesley Allwood, Headteacher, Winteringham Primary School, Lincolnshire Winteringham Primary School in rural Lincolnshire has introduced smart paperless planning and “write, reflect, mark" sequences during lessons to help reduce task-duplication, improve learning and help teachers have a better work-life balance.
Shaw Primary Academy in Thurrock has implemented a new marking system that allows teachers to check every book quickly and efficiently.
Plantsbrook School in the West Midlands has recently piloted a new marking strategy to help ensure that students are given high quality feedback. Deputy Headteacher Emma Thom explains how the new strategy is helping support teachers’ work-life balance.
At the Closing the gap: test and learn event, almost 50 teachers shared their school-led research. Robin Hall, school-based research and development manager at NCTL, explains more about the project.