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Progressing teaching from 'good' to 'outstanding' (primary)

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Last updated on 3 January 2018
School types: All · School phases: Primary
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How do I improve teaching from 'good' to 'outstanding'? Three of our associate experts suggest how to make a primary lesson 'outstanding'. We also link to examples of inspection reports from schools which have moved from 'good' to 'outstanding' in Ofsted's judgements on their teaching.

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  1. 1 Making a lesson ‘outstanding’
  2. 2 Pupil progress and 'outstanding' teaching
  3. 3 Ofsted criteria for ‘outstanding’ teaching
  4. 4 Excellent teaching: CPD Toolkit from The Key
  5. 5 Examples from schools
  6. 6 Guidance on "great teaching" from the Sutton Trust 

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