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Subject knowledge

  • The teacher demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the subjects they teach.
  •  The teacher’s use of questioning is highly effective and demonstrates understanding of the ways pupils think about subject content.
  •  Pupils’ common misconceptions are identified and the teacher acts to ensure they are corrected.

Planning and management of time and behaviour 

  •  The teacher plans lessons very effectively, making maximum use of lesson time and coordinating lesson resources well.
  • Pupils’ behaviour is managed extremely effectively with clear rules that are consistently enforced.
  •  The teacher provides adequate time for pupils to practise skills and to embed knowledge securely.
  • Subject content is introduced progressively and demands more of pupils.
  •  The teacher identifies and supports any pupil who is falling behind, and 
enables almost all to catch up.

Use of assessment 

  •  The teacher checks pupils’ understanding systematically, offering clearly directed and timely support.
  •  Feedback is incisive, in line with the school’s assessment policy, and explains what pupils can do to improve their knowledge, understanding and skills.
  •  Pupils use feedback effectively and they are eager to know how to improve their learning.
  •  Pupils capitalise on opportunities to use feedback, written or verbal, to improve.