This workshop focuses on the thinking, ideas and approaches behind the teaching and learning model and the behaviour for learning model in place at Orchard Mead Academy. This thinking has been inspired by Shaun Allison and Andy Tharby’s book Making Every Lesson Count (2015) and its six interconnected pedagogical principles, which have formed the basis for the Orchard framework for great teaching. These are: challenge, explanation, modelling, deliberate practice, questioning, and feedback. The workshop will describe what each of these look like in the classroom and in teachers' pedagogy, how the framework has developed into a fully fledged model for model for teaching, learning and behaviour – including the school's "I do, we do, you do" strategy, its F.A.S.T. behaviours for learning, how teachers check for understanding, and review learning. The workshop will offer practical insights, lessons learned, and advice and inspiration for other schools.
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    Pete Henshaw (Host)
    Editor SecEd & Headteacher Update
    Pete has been a journalist for more than 25 years and has specialised in education for 18 years. He has been the editor of SecEd since 2006 and Headteacher Update since 2012. He is co-host of the SecEd Podcast, SecEd and Headteacher update webinars, and writes regularly for the magazines.
    Twitter: @pwhenshaw @SecEd_Education @HeadteacherNews
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    Helen Webb
    Teacher and professional coach Orchard Mead Academy, Leicester