Reflective Learning at Elmhurst

Elmhurst School for Boys

24th February 2017 | Headmaster's Blog

I was particularly encouraged and enthused by the feedback given by our talented team of teachers on their use of Mike Fleetham’s Toolkit 10 for a Thinking Classroom in our Staff Meeting this week. The use of the Toolkit 10 supports ‘Dialogue’ in the classroom which in turn facilitates the opportunity for your boys to be reflective learners. Each ‘trio’ of teachers focused on different ‘tools’ they had been using in their lessons and were able to explain the impact of using the tool for reflection on the Learning Objective by the boys. The Elmhurst School staff team are totally committed to improving the standard of teaching as well as the development of the boys’ knowledge and skills for the 21st Century. I am extremely proud to be leading the staff team through this transitional period. To be a reflective learner is a powerful technique which is used at every stage throughout education and at Elmhurst School we are reflective learners from Little Elms!

The trio of Mrs Mawanda, Mr Kent and Mrs Urmston were thinking ‘out of the box’ when they put together their feedback. Please watch the video to see what the ‘Wispa Fairies’ were up to!

-Mr. AJ Padfield

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