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Identifying your most able pupils

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on Oct 18, 2019 9:18:55 AM

Catering for the learning needs of all the children in the class can pose a challenge to teachers. Just as there will be pupils who require extra support, there are those who are more able and need to be stretched in their lessons. It's up to you to define who your 'most able' pupils are. In this blog post, we offer guidance on how to identify these pupils, including the common characteristics of more able learners. We also offer examples of strategies from two primary schools. 

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Topics: most able pupils

Strategies for engaging with reluctant parents

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on Oct 11, 2019 11:12:48 AM

We all know that a positive parent-child-teacher relationship is the key to every pupil’s development and learning. But what do you do when parents are reluctant to get involved in their child’s education? We asked education expert and consultant headteacher John Searle for his advice. Below, we share his tips on building relationships with those parents who are harder to reach.

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Topics: parents, engagement

Supporting reading for pleasure

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on Oct 4, 2019 9:41:21 AM

With the start of the new school year, we are exploring strategies to support children reading for pleasure. We spoke to Francine Franklin, Children's Librarian at Derby City Council to find out how teachers can nurture pupils' interest in reading outside of the National Curriculum and about the important role that libraries have to play in inspiring a love of reading.

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Topics: reading, curriculum

Q and A with ScholarPack's CEO - Part 2

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on Sep 27, 2019 9:16:27 AM

We continue our interview with Rich Harley, CEO of ScholarPack to find out more about the history of the company, it’s mission and future plans.

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Topics: cloud, MIS, schools