When to move students on?


It’s been very interesting recently looking over the new draft GCSE specifications and looking ahead at current year 8 students and seeing what different colleagues think about the approach to take in light of these changes.

As previously mentioned I think the top 2 sets in my school (mostly level 5s on entry and those going aiming for As at GCSE) will not have to be taught in a different was as most of my colleagues already teach purely for understanding and take the opportunities to develop problem solving where possible. Apart from some extra challenge for the very best, which I completely support, it will ask more of these students but will be a straightforward change. I teach the top year 7 set currently and can’t wait to see how they deal with some of the more advanced topics that have been added, although I do expect some to…

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