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Torsten Payne

Torsten Payne is the G&T coordinator at St Luke’s Science and Sports College in Exeter. Torsten also writes, consults and lectures on G&T provision across the UK.

He is the author of Stretch and Challenge for ALL: Practical Resources for Getting the Best Out of Every Student

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Torsten Payne

A lesson to challenge every pupil

Finding opportunities to stretch in the classroom shouldn't be a challenge. Here are three ingredients of a lesson that will get all pupils, including the more able, thinking. According to Ofsted , the best teaching ‘engages and includes all pupils, with work that is challenging enough and that...