Learning & Teaching

Welcome to the Castle Phoenix Trust’s Learning and Teaching website pages.

Learning and Teaching is the very heart of what we do in the Castle Phoenix Trust and we are always looking for ways to improve our classroom pedagogy.

Great teaching in the Castle Phoenix Trust follows the Six Principles of Great Teaching. We took inspiration from Shaun Allison and Andy Tharby’s book, “Making Every Lesson Count”, and adapted some of their ideas to support our Trust’s priorities. Great teaching includes the following Principles, therefore:

Modelling

Explanation

Practice

Questioning

Challenge

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To find out more speak to one of our Leaders of Learning!