Claire Gadsby

Practical Strategies to boost pupil progress and engagement through AfL

Author Claire Gadsby, MA, will be exploring how to use assessment effectively to ensure excellent progress and ofer valuable feedback to pupils.

Venue                      William Knibb Centre, Stamford Road, Kettering

Date                        Tuesday 17th October        9:00 – 3:00pm

Cost                         Just £80 including lunch


9.00 – 10.30     Session 1

                       Laying the foundations: what do we really mean by assessment?

10.30 – 10.50   Break

10.50 - 12.30   Session 2

                      The “Big 5” principles under pinning genuine pupil progress: Low preparation but high impact strategies for busy teachers

12.30 – 1.15    Lunch

1.15 – 2.45      Secret Code Marking © and other low preparation high impact feedback strategies

2.45 – 3.00      From theory into action: What next for your own practice?

Author of Perfect Assessment for Learning for Jackie Beere’s best selling Perfect series Claire is an accomplished teacher, trainer and consultant with a Masters in Education Management who is equally at home in the conference room, training room or classroom working with teachers, school leaders and “walking the talk” with young people themselves. Here mission is to help teachers in all sorts of school create what she calls an “irresistible learning”. For her, there are many, many strategies that teachers can employ that involve the minimum amount of preparation yet have the maximum amount of impact on children’s learning. Or, as we like to say, “If you’re planning a lesson and the word ‘laminate’ crops up, you’re trying too hard!”

Contact details

01536 485500

St Mary’s CEVA Kettering, NN16 0JH

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