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Developing the school's vision

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on Dec 6, 2019 10:00:35 AM

Developing the school's vision is a task which involves several groups of people, and should involve careful planning. We spoke to experienced education consultant and former headteacher Denise Coppard about how to put workshops to good use in order to develop a vision. 

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Topics: learning, teaching, school vision

Using knowledge organisers

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on Nov 22, 2019 9:33:37 AM

A knowledge organiser is a single sheet of paper that lists the important facts – not practical skills – that pupils should know by the end of a unit of work. They can be used by senior leaders, curriculum leaders, teachers, parents and pupils in order to plan areas of knowledge which need to be taught, and to help check progress. In the below blog post we look at what makes a good knowledge organiser and how to write one. 

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Topics: learning, teaching, knowledge organisers

Ways to reduce report workload

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on Jul 2, 2019 10:29:41 AM

The end of the school year will soon be upon us and you are probably already thinking about report writing. Below, we have compiled some handy examples of time-saving report-writing strategies from schools around the country, alongside tips on how to improve your reporting processes.

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Topics: school, learning, progress, reports

Evaluating the impact of interventions

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on Jun 19, 2019 2:11:43 PM

Interventions are a common way of attempting to boost a pupil’s achievement. But how can you track whether they are bringing about positive change? We spoke to 2 of our associate education experts, Anita Devi and Bill Dennison, about how schools can evaluate the impact and value for money of interventions.

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Topics: school, interventions, learning