Wolds TSA schools understand the value of Joint Practice Development. South Hunsley staff have engaged in professional learning communities for a number of years. The most recent action research programme saw all staff trialling a range of methodologies and practices in the classroom – contributing to the development of a distinct Teaching and Learning methodology which leads to outstanding learning outcomes.
This year, ‘Creating a Culture of Enquiry’ is the focus, led by a core group of RQTs. Supported by Tony Leach from The University of York St John, the RQT group are engaging in a 12-18 month research programme on the impact of questioning in the classroom. The research will be shared with whole-school staff along the learning journey and eventually presented across the TSA.
Ongoing R&D at Wolds TSA includes: