Differentiation: Practical Strategies and Solutions


  • 30 ways to make a difference in differentiation
  • Putting differentiation at the heart of outstanding teaching
  • How to provide access, support and challenge in every classroom

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A new approach to differentiation and personalised learning

Meeting Ofsted criteria for outstanding practice in differentiation

Value added: new ways to ensure all learners make significant progress

Assessment for Learning vs. Assessment of  Learning: be clear about both


Classroom management: whole class, small group and independent work

How to lead differentiation throughout your school

All you need to reflect best practice in your policies

Planning tools for differentiated tasks

Differentiated target setting for improvement


New marking and assessment techniques to improve learning

Make assessment criteria accessible, useful and manageable

Practical activities for peer and self-assessment

Visual planning to support speaking and writing

Integrate literacy, numeracy and ICT to develop core skills

How to use electronic response systems and assessment data


Sustainable marking strategies that will:

  • engage students
  • enrich children’s learning
  • save teachers time
  • encourage differentiated peer marking
  • allow feedback and feedforward


Create an emotionally safe and welcoming climate

Improve teaching across the curriculum

Increase engagement among all students