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Outstanding Marking and Feedback

Using the most recent research and proven strategies of effective marking and feedback to maximise pupil progress and achievement

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Suitable for: Teachers and school leaders from secondary, primary and FE colleges aiming to raise pupil achievement through effective marking and feedback processes, with consideration to balancing teaching workload. Delegates will explore the most recent research to discover how valuable marking time can be best spent to have maximum impact on learning.

Phases suitable for:

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Further Education

Course Reference: 8250WW
Price: £299.00 + VAT or hold in-house
Timings: 10am - 4pm Book Now

This course explores the most recent research and Ofsted guidance on how to develop outstanding marking and feedback strategies. It explores what works and what doesn’t to enable the most effective, time SMART marking strategies to be used by educators to provide outstanding feedback methods which are proven to have the highest impact on pupil progress and achievement.

  • Identify the difference between ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ marking and feedback
  • Explore recent research to identify the most effective feedback strategies
  • Know how to make the most of assessment to ensure they increase pupil progress
  • Develop effective marking strategies to ensure valuable marking time has maximum impact
  • Understand the importance of planning for marking and the use of success criteria


Making marking meaningful
  • What is the purpose of marking?
  • The difference between ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ marking and feedback
  • The principles of effective feedback
Choosing the most effective feedback methods for AfL
  • Effective feedback from summative assessment
  • High impact formative assessment methods
  • The value of peer and self-assessment
Putting research into practise
  • As a teacher, should we correct pupils work?
  • Should we use marking to create a dialogue?
  • Feedback strategies to improve pupil engagement and progress
Tracking and monitoring progress
  • Setting targets by effective use of success criteria
  • The formative use of summative assessments
  • Planning for effective marking and feedback
Brings perspective and practical strategies that are so desperately needed. Sydney Porter, Redbridge Primary School
It is an on going issue all teachers face and very important to be reflective and brush up on what have become old habits. Kuljeet Panesar, Redbridge Primary School
It's accessible to all and challlenges ideas that might be present in education more broadly without taking away from your ability to gain lots of ideas, tricks and tips to implement in the classroom. Chris Kingcombe, Westminster School

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