Element 2: Consistently high-quality teaching
Consistently high-quality teaching can lead to improved outcomes for all pupils and reduce in-school variation. Use the Quality Standards to benchmark your current practice in consistently high-quality teaching and to reduce underperformance. Find examples of good practice, a self-assessment tool and professional development materials to help you assess and improve current practice.
How consistently high-quality teaching improves pupil outcomes and a step-by-step plan for designing a high-quality lesson.
The Quality Standards for Consistently high-quality teaching and a self-assessment tool to help you assess and improve current practice.
Continuing professional development (CPD) sessions that support the Quality Standards for consistently high-quality teaching. Each session contains the total timing, a list of resources, objectives and a step-by-step process to follow.
- Agreeing the good lesson
- High-quality interactive teaching
- High-quality inclusive teaching
- Gifted and talented provision
- Ethnic minority achievement (EMA) provision
- Accelerating progress for low-attaining pupils
- Planning for progression
- The teaching and learning policy
- Using evidence to inform planning
Senior leaders can use the Quality Standards to benchmark current practice in AfL and reduce underperformance and in-school variation. They can also find examples of good practice, a self-assessment tool and professional development materials to help them assess and improve current practice. AfL is part of Consistently high-quality teaching, which is one of five elements of Secondary Stronger Management Systems (SMS).