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Criteria for Teaching

These are criteria that relate directly to how we teach in our classrooms. At Hora Hora School, in every classroom you should be able to see

  1. Many opportunities for our pupils to develop individual responsibility and values
  2. A strong emphasis on developing social/relationship building skills
  3. That our planning, whilst it has an emphasis on being efficient and practical, it will also encourage incidental or unplanned learning
  4. Our children learning in a risk taking environment where they are encouraged to ask questions and try new ideas.
  5. That involvement of families with their children’s learning is encouraged and emphasised
  6. That a variety of approaches/styles are used throughout the day in the classroom.
  7. That resources are used purposefully and effectively and looked after by all concerned.
  8. That the children are involved, excited and keen to learn.