General observations

  • Does the work show general adherence to the Presentation Policy?

  • Comment:

  • Is there evidence of a general pride in the work in terms of presentation and condition?

  • Typical maths presentation

  • Is there a generally clear Learning Objective?


  • Is there clear, daily planning pitched appropriately for the class?

  • Is there evidence of work being differentiated, or individual/ group targets being addressed through planning?

  • Does the work in the book clearly tally with the planning?

  • Is there evidence of evaluation of lessons and adapting plans?

  • General observations of planning

  • Photos of key elements of planning if appropriate

Work in books or folders

  • Is there written or other clear evidence of maths work at least four times a week?

  • Are the books marked in line with the feedback policy: up to date, developmental, generally positive with reference to effort?

  • Do the children engage in age-appropriate AfL including 'green pen' work?

  • Examples of green pen dialogue

  • Is there clear evidence of progress in the work?

  • Evidence of progress in books


  • Key strengths:

  • Even better if....

Comments from staff:

  • Comments in response to observations:

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