I teach to the test | missdcox

Apparently there are teachers that don’t show GCSE students exam papers.

Others leave it until ‘revision’ at the end of year 11.

Some show them parts of a paper but never a whole paper.

I have no shame in saying I teach to the test. I’ve blogged on it before. Not only am I not ashamed to admit this, I propose that if you don’t show them exam papers during the GCSE course you are doing them a disservice. My year 10s could sit a whole paper now and would know what they need to do (they would just lack the content).

We can’t change the fact that they have an exam. We can debate as much…

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