Stretching More Able Students in English

Effective strategies to improve the progress of more able English students in high ability and mixed ability settings

This course is designed to support colleagues in teaching the most able students to ensure the top grades whilst aiming for the highest levels of engagement and enjoyment. There will be a real focus in this course on the new GCSE examinations and KS4. Delegates will receive many practical ideas which they will be able to apply immediately in their classrooms. This course is led by English practitioners with a proven track record of success with this group of learners.

Course Outcomes

  • Plan effective, differentiated English lessons that challenge your most able learners at KS3 and KS4
  • Devise extension activities that combine both breadth and depth
  • 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

This is one of the courses from our archive.

You can still have it delivered in your school or college, adapted to your needs and the current context, by one of our expert associates.

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