All colleagues receive a bespoke Dearne Planner to ensure consistency across all lessons. For each teaching session, our teachers plan how to effectively address different aspects of teaching and learning.
These include stating challenges, deepening knowledge of students and checking pupils are meeting objectives. Please go to the download links at the bottom of the page for more information.
This PDF document covers areas such as lesson plans; class data sheets; student work/marking and student data. Please go to the download links at the bottom of the page for more information.
Covering information such as how students should display their work, handwriting must be joined; date must be underlined with a ruler, etc. Please go to the download links at the bottom of the page for more information.
Learning is at the heart of our shared vision and every individual at The Dearne ALC and our staff keep abreast of the most recent developments in teaching and learning using a wide variety of strategies as described in the PDF document. Please go to the download links at the bottom of the page for more information.
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“Pupils are helpful, polite and courteous to staff, visitors and to each other. The atmosphere in school is positive, supportive and caring.” Ofsted 2016
“The teaching of mathematics is effective. Most pupils make good progress in this subject.”
68% of students make expected progress or better
“They are given a significant range of extra opportunities which prepare them well for life beyond the school. These pupils speak with passion and confidence about their ambitious aspirations for the future.” Ofsted 2016
of more able students achieved an A or A*
Students leaving with 5 A*-C grades, including English and maths