From supporting the teaching of classes or bubbles to delivering remote education - this year’s trainee teachers have shown creativity, versatility and resilience. We asked trainees from Teach North/Outwood Institute of Education to tell us about some of their standout moments from the last year.
Lee Raftery and Craig Evason are leading on their school’s education recovery plans. They share how the interventions they’ve introduced have supported the pupils who need it most.
Deputy Head Elaine Williams explains how her school have made use of the government-funded National Tutoring Programme to target individual pupil needs, making sure that the children whose learning has been most disrupted by lockdown get the support they need.
We asked two senior leaders to share how their schools are making sure the teacher assessed grades their students receive this summer are fair and reflect the hard work students have done in such an unusual year.
With all children now back in classrooms, Deputy Head Andrew Beavis describes how lockdown has developed his school's blended learning approach and how their remote education model continues to support students now they're in school.
This year’s International Women’s Day is an opportunity to empower the future generation of young women and girls, despite the challenges faced in this year’s pandemic. Headteacher, Kate Jefferson, shares her experience of leading her school through the pandemic so that no child is left behind.
Shaun Booth, Assistant Headteacher and SENCO joined Pinderfields Hospital PRU in January 2019 after working for 15 years in ‘mainstream’ education. Shaun shares his experience of working with a clinically vulnerable cohort of students.
Matt Rutter is Assistant Headteacher at Upton-by-Chester High School. He describes his experience of accessing tuition for his pupils through the National Tutoring Programme and the benefits of providing this extra support to pupils.
Shoreham Academy in West Sussex and Bay Leadership Academy in Lancashire share their experiences of leading the setup of rapid COVID-19 testing, which aims to reduce transmission by helping to find cases from those not displaying symptoms, and how it has benefitted their staff and students.
Andy Chase and Terri Wyse from Woodfield School in Surrey give us a five-minute guide on what they have learnt from adopting an online digital platform and why its use will outlive the pandemic for Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision