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06/07/22

Earlier this term, the chair of governors, senior BMAT leaders and pupils interviewed candidates for the new Head of School role. https://t.co/fmlm8TpVu6

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05/07/22

It was great to see Amelia and Lily from Year 4 take the stage to deliver a fantastic Spinney Speaks assembly all about the human body. https://t.co/VBsHh03kvv

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24/06/22

Miss Wade was delighted to be the host for our Ice Lolly Friday event awarding our pupils for their hard work. https://t.co/6i7eZrv545

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20/06/22

Butterflies had an amazing time using the BeeBots. They were learning about creating an algorithm to get the robots to move. https://t.co/XsA9DVPtb0

20/06/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow, Essex) have a vacancy for an Office Manager, PA and HR Lead 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/AXGMGO8j3H

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17/06/22

Mr Stirrat was delighted to be the host for today's event awarding our pupils for their hard work. https://t.co/pQkKsX1mqF

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16/06/22

Rabbits class had great fun today investigating how sound can travel. https://t.co/BtmBZxfBq4

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10/06/22

A number of Matisse ‘cut-outs’ work in Art from earlier this year is now on display in the Assembly Hall – they should all be very proud of their awesome creativity when crafting these masterpieces. https://t.co/FWHdVt7tyV

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10/06/22

It is Matisse Month at Cooks Spinney! Year 4 and 6 have started it off in impressive style with their amazing sketchbook around his Open windows paintings and portrait work. https://t.co/PloZAcNGUb

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10/06/22

Year 5 have had a fantastic day at the Science Museum. They even got to see Buzz Aldrin's Spacesuit! https://t.co/HfdFT4AyaK

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09/06/22

Rabbits Class had a fantastic time at Pizza Express yesterday making their own pizza and learning about different ingredients. Thank you to the amazing staff at https://t.co/NJGlTbXEKl

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07/06/22

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And they’ve finished! Fantastic effort from students & staff of riding the cycle routes of Harlow to celebrate in Harlow today https://t.co/xngwqz3sft

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07/06/22

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We’ve now got and on the cycle tracks of Harlow celebrating today 🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️ https://t.co/9m1ZQFpl5E

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07/06/22

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Now joined by pupils from , BMAT schools out celebrating in Harlow. https://t.co/zlc4aA319R

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27/05/22

Year 5 have worked tirelessly over these past six weeks and today they presented the Pied Piper to their families. We could not be any more prouder of them. Well done!!! https://t.co/fqKasWiXNn

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27/05/22

Please see the flier below regarding non uniform day when we return on Monday 6th June. https://t.co/3VbrRhtHZ5

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27/05/22

Miss Wade was delighted to be the host for today's event awarding our pupils for their hard work. https://t.co/NAQ2FcxejE

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26/05/22

Our Outdoor Library will be opened again on Friday from 3-3:30 to give you and your children a great opportunity to explore a range of books from different genres. Your children can choose and borrow new books for two weeks, then they must be returned. Hope to see you there. https://t.co/6LOXhJClET

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25/05/22

Year 1 went back to 1666 today to experience the Great Fire of London first hand as eye witnesses. https://t.co/SyF89WVOIA

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23/05/22

The Henry Moore mask we studied and some of our hard at work sculptors https://t.co/LIqLNnnPCs

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Assessment and Feedback

“At Cooks Spinney, We believe that feedback should be Meaningful, Manageable and Motivating.”

At Cooks Spinney, feedback is an integral part of the learning cycle, and we aim to maximise the effectiveness of its use in practice. We have taken into consideration the research surrounding effective feedback and the workload implications for teachers, as well as research from cognitive science regarding the fragility of new learning.

Our policy is supported by the evidence of best practice from the Education Endowment Foundation and other expert organisations. Education Endowment Foundation research shows that effective feedback should:

• Redirect or refocus either the teacher’s or the learner’s actions to achieve a goal.

• Be specific, accurate and clear.

• Encourage and support further effort.

• Be given sparingly so that it is meaningful.

• Put the onus on learners to correct their own mistakes, rather than providing correct answers for them.

• Alert the teacher to misconceptions, so that the teacher can address these in subsequent lessons.

 

At Cooks Spinney, we focus on four approaches to feedback -

 

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Please take the time to read our feedback brochure which can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. 

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