“How I wish I had taught maths”: Ideas from Mr Barton (Cambridge)
This session will visit the key messages from the secondary maths teacher and author, Craig Barton. It will look at Explicit Instruction, Deliberate Practice, Problem Solving and Independence, Purposeful Practice and Diagnostic Questions and explore how these can be embedded into your daily practice.
This half-day session provides Astrea Academy Principals with the opportunity to consider the Trust’s Educational Visits Policy and its key requirements to ensure effective management and conduct of off-site educational visits. Key elements which will be looked at in detail include: the role of the Educational Visits Co-ordinator; visit notification and approval timescales and requirements; legal framework and responsibilities for educational visits; using the Evolve system; staff training, qualifications and competence for different visit and activity types; access to support, advice and guidance; and monitoring and quality assurance processes.