Higher Order Thinking Skills – HOTS


In a continuation of our Improvement Plan work on Higher Order Thinking Skills, staff have been looking at higher order questioning based around Bloom’s Taxonomy. Through this we hope to move from the use of questions based around what children can remember to those which encourage them to think of new approaches to a given situation.

To see what this looks like in practice, please use the following link:



As you may know from our Development Plan (available on this website, along with our Standards and Quality Report), we are looking at the development of Higher Order Thinking Skills. As part of this, we have been considering De Bono’s 6Thinking Hats. P5 have posted some of the work they have been doing on their webpages. You might find the following link interesting:





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