Raising Standards for Boys in FP – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Raising the standards of boy’s achievement in the FP is a priority for all.
“There have been considerable efforts, debates and research to find solutions and develop strategies to tackle the under achievement of boys. Although there have been success in some schools, generally the gap between boys’ performance and girls’ performance has stubbornly resisted efforts to close it”
- understand and develop one of the key elements of excellence in the FP
- share what Estyn deemed to be excellent in an inspection including examples of engagement of boys through: - curriculum and topic organisation - classroom organisation and resources the promotion of thinking skills - a consistent approach to problem solving in the FP - keeping them moving when learning - breaking down barriers to ‘boys v girls’ learning