Extended Learning

Providing students with high levels of stretch and challenge is an integral feature of learning at John Taylor Free School.  Therefore, there will be numerous opportunities for students to extend their learning.

Some of these will be challenges presented in the lesson to deepen or develop understanding, knowledge or skills.  Other tasks may include preparing for a lesson by reading an articles or creating a list of questions on a topic.  There may be a piece of extended writing or a project set to be completed at home or in the Learning Resource Centre.  These are just some examples of activities students will be expected to complete to challenge themselves and extend their learning.

Students will be encouraged and rewarded for reading both fiction and non-fiction books in addition to their other learning challenges.  Parents can support with this by talking about the books chosen and discussing the content with their child regularly.

All extended learning opportunities contribute to the lesson and therefore the development of the student in that subject.  We welcome any support that parents are able to give students in their work.  It is very important that parents talk to their child about their learning in school and what extended learning they have taken part in each week.

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