Last week was a very different return from the summer half term, as some schools opened their doors to welcome pupils back. Teachers and parents told us about the nerves, the preparation, the reunions and the smiles - in their small groups and with very clean hands, more children are back in our primary schools and their teachers couldn't be happier to see them.
When headteacher, Kate Jefferson, returned to work after maternity leave she didn’t expect to be leading her school through a pandemic.
Since lockdown, year 6 teacher, Olivia Pye has brushed up her computer skills, used her fridge as a whiteboard and got to know her class even better than she did before. She tells us about the positives of teaching from home.
Like all key workers, this year teachers deserve a special thank you. Today, on national Thank a Teacher Day, Natasha and David share what it feels like to be thanked as a teacher.
Andrew Truby, executive head, pays tribute to the staff in his schools and to teachers everywhere who have stepped up during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Keith and Gill have been working together as a senior leadership partnership for over 10 years. But what makes them click?
Economics teacher, Jamie Benson, counsels students after they receive their GCSE results. Find out what happened when one student didn’t get the grades he was expecting.
Teacher, Natalie, and Executive Principal, Frank, reflect on this year’s highlights, lessons learnt and how their students continue to inspire them every single day.
Damian Hinds, Secretary of State for Education, thanks all those working in our schools and colleges for their hard work over the past year.
New teacher, Jane, and retired head, Bruce, share the special moments that remind them why they love teaching.