Maximising achievement in linear exams

09:00 on 9 January 2018–15:00 on 5 March 2018

With the introduction of more challenging GCSE and A level courses, combined with linear assessment,  students are tasked with learning more and retaining it for longer.  This course is designed to equip teachers and school leaders with evidence based tools to meet this challenge successfully.  Drawing on research from education and the science of learning, delegates will understanding the research about memory and other effective teacher practices, have opportunities to observe teaching and take away strategies to use in the classroom.

Day One: Effective student learning – Tuesday 9th January 2018

  • Understand the challenge of linear GCSE and A Level qualifications
  • Explore research on memory and metacognition
  • Q&A with research experts
  • Leave with evidence-based strategies to help boost your students’ memory

Day Two: Embedding the most promising teaching strategies – Tuesday 6th February 2018

  • Understand the latest research on effective teaching
  • Explore evidence and guidance on the most promising areas including feedback and literacy
  • Observation of feedback in action
  • Leave with evidence based strategies to embed feedback and literacy in your exam classes

Day Three: Planning for sustained high impact practice – Monday 5th March 2018

  • Explore the research on curriculum planning for a linear courses
  • Q&A with subject leaders focussed on translating research into effective practice
  • Understand how to measure the impact of different strategies
  • Leave with strategies which enable you to lead evidence based changes for all students taking exams in your school

This course will be particularly helpful for teachers, Heads of Department and school leaders.

The cost of the course is £295+VAT and will be hosted at Sandringham School.

To download a flyer for this course, click here: Maximising achievement in linear exams.

**January 8th update**

Booking via this site has now closed.  Should you wish to book a place before tomorrow, Tuesday 9th January, email

Posted on 8 November 2017
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