Uncut Classrooms

The uncut series shows lessons from start to finish, providing a fresh insight into teaching with a real-time, real-action classroom.

There are 16 videos in this series.

50 mins Science
An uninterrupted practical GCSE science lesson for Year 9 pupils is put on display in this programme.
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45 mins Geography
An accelerated Year 8 geography group at Coulsdon High School in Surrey is introduced to a simulated decision-making exercise to prepare them for starting GCSE work the following term.
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50 mins English
Year 10 GCSE English students at Haydon School, Hillingdon learn ways to boost the grade of their written work in the build-up to exams, in a lesson centred on the novel Of Mice and Men.
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55 mins Melcombe Primary School, Year 5, Maths
At Melcombe Primary School in Hammersmith, Florence Robertson takes her mixed ability Year 5 pupils for a maths lesson, where they continue to develop their multiplication skills using the grid method.
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45 mins Melcombe Primary School, Year 2, English
In their weekly phonics lessons, Year 2 pupils at Melcombe Primary School learn two new sounds with the aid of puppets, which they can then apply to their reading and writing.
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50 mins Literacy
An uncut literacy lesson with Year 6 teacher Vicki Blackmore reveals her hopes for the lesson and a reflection on how the lesson went afterwards.
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60 mins Design and Technology
A Year 8 D&T class at Coulsdon High School, Surrey, is introduced to the tools and techniques needed to complete the next stage in making their acrylic CD rack.
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50 mins Modern Foreign Languages
A Year 10 GSCE Italian class at Haydon School, Hillingdon, focus on extending their vocabulary so they can achieve top marks in their upcoming conversation exam.
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45 mins Maths - Using Game Playing
Anna Jones, a maths teacher at a comprehensive in North Somerset, uses game playing as a tool to help her teach Year 10 students about difficult concepts in maths such as reflection, rotation and translation.
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45 mins Geography
Claire Mckenzie, a fast track geography teacher from a North Somerset school, takes her Year 7 class through the question of farmers, hedgerows and their impact on the environment.
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45 mins Knowledge and Understanding of the World
Foundation teacher Karen Whitehouse teaches her reception class a lesson about minibeasts. Pupils examine features of these creatures, looking at similarities and differences, with the key aim to classify and sort them into specific types.
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45 mins Maths - A Lesson on Shapes
In this uncut programme, we see Year 2 teacher Pritti Poole stimulate learning by beginning her maths lesson on shapes with a game.
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55 mins Business and Economics
A Year 9 GSCE business and economics class at Haydon School, in Hillingdon, is introduced to the concept of the product cycle and explore how it applies to some familiar consumer items.
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45 mins English
A KS3 revision class in Backwell School, Bristol, use Everest as a metaphor to enhance and entrench their learning.
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55 mins Maths at Melcombe Primary School
Teacher Kerry Lee introduces her mixed Year 1 and 2 to part of a new scheme of work to develop multiplication and division skills at Melcombe Primary School
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45 mins Science
A Year 9 GSCE Science class have their first attempt at trying to discuss the ethical issues surrounding cloning as part of studying How Science Works.
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