Relationships and Processes Within Schools

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Ethos
The framework that a school sets to facilitate learning in a safe, ordered and secure environment which reflects the schools beliefs.
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Streaming
The placing of pupils in groups according to their general academic ability.
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Setting
The placing of pupils in groups according to their ability in a particular subject.
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Mixed Ability
A class where all the pupils are taught together regardless of their level of ability.
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Curriculum
The formal content of what is taught in schools and other educational institutions.
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Hidden Curriculum
The informal messages and lessons outside the formal curriculum that come from the way schooling is organised.
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Ideal Pupil
The image held by teachers of the sort of pupil they would choose to have in their classes if there were allowed to select those whom they taught.
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Labelling
The qualities or identity conferred on a person or social group through the expressed opinion of others.
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Self-fulfilling prophecy
Something that occurs because somebody has predicted that it will happen.
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Subcultures
A group which has significantly different attitudes, norms and values compared to other groups, while sharing some aspects of the wider society.
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The placing of pupils in groups according to their general academic ability.

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Streaming

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The placing of pupils in groups according to their ability in a particular subject.

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A class where all the pupils are taught together regardless of their level of ability.

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The formal content of what is taught in schools and other educational institutions.

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