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Stretching More Able Students in Languages

Attain outstanding learning amongst Modern and Foreign Languages students

Open Training Course Open Course
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Suitable for: New and experienced MFL teachers, other middle leaders, teaching assistants and Heads of Department hoping to maximise the achievement of gifted and talented students at KS3 and 4.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 8083WW
Price: £299.00 + VAT or hold in-house
Timings: 10am - 4pm Book Now

Benefit from attending this course, by using highly effective techniques to improve progress and achievement in Modern and Foreign Languages lessons. Use shared practice to attain outstanding learning and support your most able Modern and Foreign Languages students by successfully using the best strategies to engage learners in both mixed and high ability groups.

  • Plan effective, differentiated languages lessons that challenge your most able learners
  • Devise extension activities that combine both breadth and depth
  • Develop personal learning and thinking skills
  • Support able learners through classroom talk and questioning
  • Set high expectations and monitor progress through effective assessment
  • Tackle the underachievement of more able students
  • Enrich learning outside the classroom with some engaging and practical ideas


Identifying our more able students
  • What identifies a student as gifted or talented in languages
  • Watching for those key characteristics masking high ability
  • Where do teachers look for evidence of a student being high ability?
Providing challenge for more able students in languages
  • Supporting high ability learning through effective questioning
  • Developed highly effective strategies to encourage creative thinking
  • Explore the use of student choice in facilitating higher level independent learning and engagement
Differentiation, adaptation and extension
  • Supporting very able learners
  • Developing differentiation techniques to add breadth and depth to learning
  • Models of outstanding practice to adapt and extend lesson plans
Monitoring and evaluation
  • Monitoring progress to inform learning and teaching for our more able students
  • Highly effective assessment techniques to challenge and extend learning
  • Evaluating impact and planning future learning

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