Class Based Teaching Strategies

Normally Available Classroom Strategies at Woodcroft Primary as part of our High Quality First Teaching

The following strategies should be considering in conjunction with the Barnet Local Offer and the Woodcroft Intervention Menu.

  • Identification of preferred learning style – teaching to reflect this
  • Liaising with parents
  • Higher order thinking activities
  • Brain Builder homework tasks – giving opportunities for reinforcement and extension
  • Basic Skills ‘Feed Forward’ Targets
  • Streaming and grouping
  • Creative curriculum
  • Challenge Cards
  • Topic extension tasks
  • Independent topic grids
  • Next steps/using APP
  • Extra reading support
  • Grammar focus books
  • NRich (Maths)
  • Espresso (online resource)
  • Effective questioning – open/closed
  • Success ladders (I can – Maths, checklists for literacy)
  • Grammar streamed groups
  • Guided reading groups
  • Teacher focus groups – Literacy/Maths
  • Differentiated planning
  • Differentiated activities
  • Differentiated questioning
  • Differentiated resources
  • Differentiated basic skills targets
  • Learn Pad activities
  • T/TA focus groups
  • Planned opportunities for reward and valuing success

The above list is available in all classrooms and is supplemented by The Intervention Menu

and the Barnet Ordinarily Available Provision Document