The first of two days at Victoria Primary School in Penarth. Today a day of lessons, a morning with 60 Year 6 pupils and an afternoon with a class of Y2′s, their teachers and teaching assistants. What a joyous day of original experiments, playing, learning and laughter. A huuûuuüùúuūge thank you to everybody for coming with us on such enjoyable travels, virtual and real.
Before our visit, Tina Taylor, the headteacher, shared her thoughts about our visit.
Our school mission statement is : Our learning goal is to ignite our curiosity, motivate , challenge and inspire us so that together we aim for the stars.
The school has identified the need to improve standards of achievement in writing for all pupils.
The introduction of Big Writing over the last two years has enabled the children to understand the writing process more effectively so that they appreciate what they are doing well and how to move on to improve the quality of their work. Standards have improved for all our learners but we need to build on this progress.
As reflective practitioners we will evaluate the children’s participation and involvement. We will amend and review our current practice to ensure that all future activities will have the WOW factor for the learners and the teachers impacting positively on the quality and enjoyment of their learning experiences whilst raising pupil outcomes.
Thank you Tina. One word springs to mind about today: DELICIOUS. You have a right to be incredibly proud of your children, and colleagues. We were modelling so many aspects of classroom management, and your children responded SO quickly. They showed such great humour, confidence, imagination ,and respect for each other. Ideas were shared, built upon, played with and developed, in such a spirited fashion that we could have gone on for days. Thoroughly enjoyable indeed. Well done all at Victoria Primary.
Syniadau arbennig ar gyfer ysgrifennu creadigol – yn enwedig sut i ysgogi plant i ysgrifennu yn y ddwy iaith. Ffordd gwych o ddysgu ac addysgu trwy ‘chwarae gemau’. Gwych!
Excellent ideas for creative writing – especially how to inspire children to write in both languages. Fantastic way to learn through ‘game play’. Brilliant!
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