Teaching, Learning and Assessment
At Leeds East Academy, we understand the impact an effective teacher has on the learning and progress a student makes. What happens in the classroom is at the heart of everything we do, and we believe that we should always strive to be the best we can be. Through tailored workshops and whole academy training, we have an effective blend of professional development, as well as a number of our staff pursuing National College professional qualifications.
This year our key Teaching and Learning Priorities Are. . .
Teaching and Learning Priorities
Professional Development- Pace in Lessons
Definitions - What is good Pace in Lessons?
|Quantity and Quality of Work||Strategic Seating and Interaction Plans|
|Establishing a Culture of Challenge|
Our 'non-negotiables' underpin what makes effective teaching and ensures consistency of expectations in the classroom
PRIDE IN PRESENTATION
The way we present our work says a lot about our attitudes towards it. At Leeds West Academy we have Pride in our Presentation and work hard to ensure that the way we present our work is to the highest standards possible.
GCSE EXAMPLE WORK
No blank pages left
Any errors have a single line through them
Neat handwriting throughout
Paragraphs used correctly.
PELL acronym used effectively.
Starts with a short introduction.
Finishes with a conclusion.
Completed to the best of your ability
Not rushed or copied
Lack effort = homework comment and you will need to re-do it.