an approach to group teaching where each group is allocated a sub-task and an integrated plenary session is required for groups to share their results and so complete the overall task. It thus leads to a more productive feedback session as each group requires to attend to every other group's reporting back. It requires careful construction, however, to ensure parity of task in terms of focus, complexity, and learning goals.
in England, a school for children aged 7 to 11. It may be a separate institution or incorporated within a primary school. It is also a term used by some independent schools for their primary departments.