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Outstanding Marking and Feedback

Using the most recent research and proven strategies of effective marking and feedback to maximise pupil progress and achievement

Inhouse Training Course In-house

Please note: This course will soon cease to exist as an open course. It is still scheduled to run in the location(s) listed below - if you wish to attend please book onto your nearest available location as normal.

If you cannot find a suitable date or location for this course, you may be interested in attending Putting Assessment at the Heart of Learning.

If the content you are looking for does not feature in Putting Assessment at the Heart of Learning, then contact us on 020 8253 8241 and we can organise tailored in-house training to cover exactly what you're looking for.

Suitable for: Teachers and school leaders from secondary, primary and FE colleges aiming to raise pupil achievement through effective marking and feedback processes, with consideration to balancing teaching workload. Delegates will explore the most recent research to discover how valuable marking time can be best spent to have maximum impact on learning.

Phases suitable for:

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Further Education

Course Reference: 8250WW
Price: £299.00 + VAT or hold in-house
10am - 4pm Book Now

This course explores the most recent research and Ofsted guidance on how to develop outstanding marking and feedback strategies. It explores what works and what doesn’t to enable the most effective, time SMART marking strategies to be used by educators to provide outstanding feedback methods which are proven to have the highest impact on pupil progress and achievement.

  • Identify the difference between ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ marking and feedback
  • Explore recent research to identify the most effective feedback strategies
  • Know how to make the most of assessment to ensure they increase pupil progress
  • Develop effective marking strategies to ensure valuable marking time has maximum impact
  • Understand the importance of planning for marking and the use of success criteria


Making marking meaningful
  • What is the purpose of marking?
  • The difference between ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ marking and feedback
  • The principles of effective feedback
Choosing the most effective feedback methods for AfL
  • Effective feedback from summative assessment
  • High impact formative assessment methods
  • The value of peer and self-assessment
Putting research into practise
  • As a teacher, should we correct pupils work?
  • Should we use marking to create a dialogue?
  • Feedback strategies to improve pupil engagement and progress
Tracking and monitoring progress
  • Setting targets by effective use of success criteria
  • The formative use of summative assessments
  • Planning for effective marking and feedback
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