Presentation on theme: "Curriculum for Excellence Primary School Leadership Conferences"— Presentation transcript:
1 Curriculum for Excellence Primary School Leadership Conferences Planning for ProgressionCurriculum for Excellence Primary School Leadership Conferences8th October 2014Maureen McGhee (HT) Geraldine Shearer (DHT)
2 Our Aims for TodayTo share some of our approaches to planning for progressionTo explain not just what we have done but why we did it and what impact it has had so farTo give discussion time to identify and share your different approaches/challenges with each other
4 Our Context Medium Sized Primary School Management team HT/DHT/2 PTs 237 pupils in P1-730/30 nurseryEnthusiastic young staff - no background in 5-14!
5 Whole school approaches to Planning and Progression Aims:To ensure consistently challenging learning experiences across all stagesClear progression of knowledge and understanding and development of skillsQuality coverage of all experiences and outcomes across each levelInitial Focus:Literacy, Numeracy and Health and Wellbeing
6 Learner Professional Dialogue Planning Learning, teaching and assessmentEvaluationAttainment, Achievement and progress
17 Ensuring depth of learning Learning intentions and success criteria shared and discussed for all learningUnderstanding of skills progression – children identifying good learning and setting their next targetsTransferring learning across the curriculum – skills for learning life and work discussed regularly
18 Curriculum and Planning Monitoring and tracking learning experiences to ensure breadth, depth, coherenceMonitoring breadth challenge and applicationOngoing dialogue with pupilsCurriculum and PlanningUsing the significant aspects of learning to monitor and track how much, how well and rate of progress of individuals
22 What have staff benefitted from: Working very closely with colleagues in school to ensure quality transition information is availableFocus discussions on core learning within Es and Os – moderation of this across levelsSpending time with cluster/stage colleagues planning, assessing and moderating across five schoolsPresenting progression to parents – requires a confident knowledge of Experiences and Outcomes
23 Impact Pupils are confident in talking about their learning journey Pupil/teacher dialogue informs teacher’s planning and assessmentParents have a clearer picture of their child’s progress
24 Follow up task:Discuss what one aspect of progress has worked well for you to date – how did you identify this?What mechanism will you use to identify your next steps?On reflection will your approach to this be the same or different?Where do you want to be by the end of this term?Five minute question time using Post its!