ABOUT THIS COURSE

This updated course is designed for all KS4 teachers of GSCE Art & Design who want to embed outstanding practice to greatly enhance student progress and attainment using GCSE Art & Design specifications. The course will focus on practical strategies that improve outcomes and promote sustained progress to achieve the levels 7 – 9.

We will explore how effective assessment, marking and feedback links directly to outstanding outcomes, and look at the use of the Specification marking criteria to promote excellent achievement

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

  • Take away approaches for challenging and pushing students to reach the top marks
  • Learn how to embed outstanding assessment approaches to drive excellent and sustained progress.
  • Take away a range of practical teaching strategies to boost attainment with Grades 7 – 9 students
  • Know how to foster a passion for practical study in GSCE Art & Design to motivate students to achieve above expectations.
COURSE DATE London | Friday 29 November 2019
London | Monday 27 January 2020
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 
  • Teachers of GCSE Art and Design
  • Heads of Art and Design
  • Heads of Faculty
COURSE CODE 7167
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
INCLUDED
  • A specially prepared folder of 50+ pages full of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance
  • Two course restaurant lunch
  • Refreshments throughout the day
  • Guaranteed high quality venues

 

10.00 –  11.00am
Delivering an outstanding curriculum

  • Exploring practical teaching strategies for innovative, creative and engaging scheme of work for your students.
  • Re-developing your scheme of work to enable your students to achieve highest potential outcomes in the Art and Design specification
  • Creating the opportunity to challenge and extend high ability students

11.00 am – 11.15am
Discussion and coffee break


11.15 – 12.45 pm
Maximising understanding of the Assessment criteria for GCSE Art & Design

  • This will be a practical session exploring examples of work.
  • Learn how to embed outstanding assessment approaches to drive excellent and sustained progress.
  • Exploring the understanding of how to use assessment.
  • Explore the marking criteria: what do examiners expect of the best students
  • Unpicking what is required for students to achieve levels 7 – 9.

12.45 – 1.30pm
Lunch and informal discussion


1.30pm – 2.30 pm
Maximising Attainment in coursework

  • How to approach the areas of the specification: fresh ideas to engage top students
  • Variety of approaches such as for developing final realisations.
  • Challenging and stretching good or satisfactory students to reach the levels 7 – 9
  • Analysis of assessment objectives: where can students gain marks?
  • Rising to the challenge of the annotation to improve students’ work to achieve the higher levels.

2.45 – 3.00pm
Afternoon tea and discussion


3.00 – 3.45pm
Stretching and challenging the most able

  • How to create independent learners and get those top marks
  • Examples of how students can make connections to work of other artists, photographers and cultures to enrich knowledge and understanding.
  • Outstanding practise at and for levels 7 – 9: what does this look like

3.45 – 4pm
Plenary

  • Buzz session: A chance to reflect on your continued professional development and discuss with others how you will know that learning is outstanding.
  • An opportunity to ask questions and feedback

4pm
Depart

Becky Mizon

Becky is a highly experienced Director of Faculty encompassing Art (specialism), Textiles, Photography and D&T and Catering. In recent years, she has taken an underperforming department and successfully built a high achieving team with excellent outcomes for students. Both her department and her teaching have consistently been judged as ‘outstanding.’ Whilst at her current school GCSE results have doubled; uptake has drastically improved and student engagement and passions for learning are strong.

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