Replace marking with ‘fast feedback’ to reduce staff workload

You. Don’t. Have. To. Do. Marking. … Ever. Imagine announcing that to your staff! That’s a reality at Lavender Primary School, where retention is high, recruitment is “easy” and marking is non-existent. Deputy headteacher Sarah Finch shares her real-life experience of replacing book-marking with in-lesson feedback, explains the benefits to pupils and staff, and gives practical advice on how you can make this approach effective in your school.