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In their weekly phonics lessons, Year 2 pupils at Melcombe Primary School learn two new sounds with the aid of puppets, which they can then apply to their reading and writing.
An entire lesson is recorded, unedited, providing a resource which is technically difficult for schools to capture for themselves. It is intended to help develop classroom observation skills.
The teacher introduces the video, explains the objectives for the lesson, and sets it in context - whether introducing a topic, building on previous work, or revision. The picture is split between views from two cameras, one following the teacher and the other showing the whole room.
After the lesson, the teacher gives an immediate reaction to how things went, the extent to which the initial objectives were met, and where they will go next with the topic.
Part of the series: Uncut Classrooms