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Primary schools

Working together to tackle attendance in rural communities

Read about how schools have been sharing daily attendance data with DfE and making use of the Monitor Your School Attendance (MYSA) service - a free, secure tool that helps them visualise the data and monitor, manage and improve pupil attendance. 

Joined up, school-based support that works for every child

A photo of Kate in the classroom

Kate Sandall, Senior Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Practitioner, explains her role in making sure children can meaningfully access mental health support, and the difference joined up working between health, education and care can make.

Our pupils find joy learning in smaller groups

Morden Mount Primary School is a mixed community school with pupils aged 3 to 11, located in Greenwich, London. Kemisola Okhani, Deputy Headteacher shares her experience using tutoring to further support pupils in their learning.

Thank you, teachers, for all of your hard work and determination!

Seana Henry, headteacher at Belleville Wix Academy talks about how she grew up admiring teachers, and then became one herself.  Generations of amazing teachers   My mum was a teacher at the primary school I went to as a child, I remember going …

Using literacy to teach children about sustainability and climate change

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Katherine Peck, primary school teacher at Little Sutton in West Midlands, shares how literacy helped pupils learn more about sustainability and climate change in school. Environmental issues There isn’t a day that goes by when environmental issues don’t appear in …