Lesson Observation: Primary – Key Stage 2 (KS2)

Year 5 Maths

Topic: Lines of symmetry

Seaside Primary School is a school that moved from Requires Improvement to Outstanding.
This lesson was observed by the head/deputy head and forms part of the teacher’s performance management review and appraisal.
This resource includes a filmed feedback session with the teacher and head/deputy head, along with a written report based on their live observations of the videoed lesson.

Lesson description

In this lesson, they look at lines of symmetry on regular and irregular shapes.
Split by ability group, they fold paper shapes to make the line of symmetry clear for all pupils. By moving the shape around and using mirrors, the class answer test questions.
Lower ability pupils are primarily supported by the teacher whilst the TA pushes the middle and higher ability pupils.

Duration: 37 mins

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