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School reopening and getting learning back on track: where to start
You won't have time to teach every lesson pupils missed during school closure, so you'll need to make some tough decisions on what to recap and what to let go. Get advice from curriculum experts Mary Myatt and Tom Sherrington on how to prioritise key concepts, spot gaps in pupil knowledge, and run effective consolidation lessons.
- Evaluate the curriculum content you've missed or taught remotely
- Decide what to reteach and what to let go
- Guiding principles from Mary Myatt to help you consolidate your curriculum
- Use our discussion prompts to help you decide what to teach
- Use knowledge organisers so staff and pupils can see what they need to know
- Use low-stakes assessment to find out where pupils have gaps in knowledge
- Set aside a few weeks at the start of term for consolidation lessons
- Tips from Tom Sherrington on running effective consolidation lessons
- How one school is planning to consolidate: 2 weeks of lecture-style lessons
- Continue on with your normal curriculum
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