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Ofsted good practice example showing how The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School successfully engages students in politics.
This example explains how a large, ethnically mixed comprehensive school achieves excellent examination results in politics and sends a very high percentage of students to study politics at university.
It focuses on the high expectations of the teachers; the tracking of progress and a range of intervention strategies; the innovative subject enrichment programme; and the strategic use of ‘assessment for learning’ techniques.