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How schools are supporting attendance ahead of the new academic year

Teacher with pupil

Several schools share their approaches to increase attendance levels amongst their pupils, with a focus on the transition between classes, year groups, and support when moving to a new school.  

Becoming an Academic Mentor: making a difference to pupils’ education most impacted by the pandemic

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Academic mentor outside school

Suzanne Jones is currently an Academic Mentor at Thorpedene Primary School in Essex as part of the National Tutoring Programme. She discusses what motivated her to become an Academic Mentor and what the role entails. When I found out about …

How can schools get involved with COP26 and climate change lessons?

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At COP26 the DfE will be hosting a number of events to discuss climate change and sustainability in education. If you aren’t attending the conference, make sure you subscribe to: The DfE YouTube Channel and The official COP26 YouTube Channel to livestream events or watch on demand.