Embark Federation led a Reconnection to Recovery and Resilience programme which focused on the social, emotional and mental health needs of children and staff. Three members of staff reflect on the preparation taken to reopen using the programme which is expected to impact 4 million children.
That Sunday night feeling… it had been a while. I’d spent the days before planning for the week ahead and adapting my practise to tackle head on what would be the ‘new normal’ at least for the next few months.
When headteacher, Kate Jefferson, returned to work after maternity leave she didn’t expect to be leading her school through a pandemic.
Primary headteacher, Kate Jefferson, describes the steps her Trust has taken to continue remote learning and how she’s preparing for the challenges to welcome pupils back to school.
Headteacher, Neil Tarchetti, explains why his school is taking part in the pilot and how they are communicating the changes to parents.
Seamus Gibbons, Headteacher at Langford Primary School in Fulham on his top tips for Primary school's who are looking to redesign their curriculums.
Claire created a love of reading in her pupils by giving them ownership of their reading spaces. By finding books to suit their interests, the pupils enjoyed reading so much they chose it as their class treat. See Claire's story unfold.
Teachers can make a real difference to pupils lives, inspiring beyond the classroom. Lizzie’s faith in one of her pupil’s ability to dance gave him a new-found confidence in his life at school and home. See how Lizzie's Teacher Effect story unfolds.
Riley, moved by the work of poet Robert Macfarlane, took her Y6 writing class outside to create poems about nature. The children created such beautiful poems, they touched the heart of the very poet who inspired them. See Riley's story unfold.
The Mead Academy Trust has put research and development at the very core of their work. They explain why research and development was chosen as a strategic priority and how it has been embedded across the alliance.