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Sketchnote - Lochaline Primary School - Outstanding Learning and Teaching - March 2019

What is this?

This sketchnote provides a visual description of highly effective practice and approaches identified in the inspection of Lochaline Primary School in Highland Council.

Who is this for?

​Leaders and practitioners across all learning settings.

​Sketchnotes provide a visual description of the practice and approaches which HM Inspectors have observed during scrutiny activities and are worth sharing more widely.​ ​Lochaline Primary School has excellent approaches to learning, teaching and assessment.  Staff consistently provide very high-quality teaching at the primary stages, which ensures that all children are making very good progress in all areas of their learning.

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Questions for discussion

Reflecting on your own setting, consider the following:

  • In what way do we use our community and spaces to deliver high-quality outdoor learning?
  • How well do we motivate and engage all learners in all aspects of school life?
  • To what extent do we provide children with learning experiences which are engaging, highly-relevant and promote creativity and curiosity?
  • How well do we make use of a range of valid, ​​​reliable and relevant assessment tools and approaches to support the improvement of children’s learning?
  • How well do we record, analyse and use assessment information to identify development needs for individual learners and specific groups?
  • In what ways do we involve children and parents in planning and evaluating learning?


PDF file: Sketchnote - Lochaline Primary School - Outstanding Learning and Teaching ​- March 2019 (666 KB)

PDF file: Sketchnote - Headteacher's blog (156 KB)