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At Hill House we believe learning is collaborative. Teachers work with pupils to create lessons that are dynamic, exciting and promote deep learning. We believe in helping our learners reach independence and encourage them to always strive for excellence. We believe pupils should be encouraged to take responsibility, embrace risks, persevere, enjoy challenges and above all love learning.

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  • Lockdown Time Capsule

    Published 03/04/20

    Lockdown Time Capsule: A fun way to look back on the COVID-19 pandemic in years to come

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  • Name it + Explain it!

    Published 13/03/20

    Name it + Explain it! Using the letters on the card provided, pupils name a key term or a key point and explain and elaborate on it's significance to the topic. Great for recall and literacy.

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  • Retrieval Relay

    Published 11/03/20

    Retrieval Relay: A great collaborative recall task. Pupils fill in everything they can remember then pass onto their peers who fill in everything they can remember without repeating anything already written. With thanks to @87History 

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  • Cops and Robbers!

    Published 09/02/20

    Cops and Robbers! Pupils consolidate their learning and then collaborate with classmates to rob as much information as they can. Thanks to @87history and @thelazyteacher for this idea.

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  • Post-It Note Challenge: Noughts + Crosses

    Published 27/11/19

    Noughts + Crosses: Post-It note challenge. Answer questions on a post-it note and beat your partner to completing three in a row. A fun and competitive retrieval task. 

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  • Constructing Complex Calculations

    Published 20/11/19

    Constructing Complex Calculations: Students have enjoyed working collaboratively to sequence together answers to examination questions. Excellent for confidence building! 

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  • What Am I?

    Published 16/11/19

    What Am I? Quick quiz to help the recall of keywords

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  • Tally Marking

    Published 06/10/19

    Tally Marking: An effective tool for peer and self assessment 

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  • Consolidation wheels

    Published 08/09/19

    Consolidation Wheels: Enabling pupils to map and summarise key concepts

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  • Pyramid sentences

    Published 17/06/19

    Pyramid Sentences: Providing a scaffold for well developed sentences

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  • ACE Exam practice

    Published 13/06/19

    ACE Exam Practice: A great way to facilitate learning conversations between pupils + foster an atmosphere of peer support as well as show definite progress within a topic.

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  • Rubik's Cube Challenge

    Published 31/05/19

    Rubik's Cube Challenge: Solve the Cube by sorting the key points. Thanks to @mrfitzhist for the idea

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