Retention – Application – Inspiration – Success for Everyone
Train up a child in the way they should go, and when they are old they will not depart from it.
Talk tasks are a staple part of our curriculum diet and offer children the opportunities to learn and develop the skill of talking confidently and presenting in front of an audience. Oracy and communication skills are crucial in preparing our children to have a successful future. Talk Task checklists allow teachers to assess the retention of knowledge and vocabulary and provide clear feedback on areas of development against spoken language objectives.
Carefully planned entry and exit tasks formatively assess learning and enable children to show what they know. Exit tasks are carefully planned to provide opportunities to demonstrate retention of knowledge. This may be completed as a piece of writing linked to previously taught writing genres, an essay, a double page spread or a scenario based question.
Exit quizzes at the end of topic, marked out of 10, allow children to monitor and assess their own learning.
Children are teacher assessed at the end of the academic year against age related expectations in each discrete subject. Through teachers expert knowledge and experience, cross moderation, scrutiny of work, and with the support of our progression of study documents, the children are assessed at age related expectations which we feel are appropriate for the children in our school.