As the COP26 summit continues in Glasgow, we asked teachers and leaders from schools across the country to share how they are playing their part in creating a sustainable future.
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.
David Earnshaw talks about his experience as a school leader, during the COVID-19 pandemic and why he’d recommend Teaching Vacancies to help with recruitment.
Teacher and HAF coordinator Nick, talks us through how the summer camps they ran were able to build on the mental health and wellbeing of attendees just as much as their physical fitness.
Principal David Benson shares how his school has encouraged participation in the NTP and how the programme will benefit more pupils this year.
Emma Booth reflects on the teacher assessed grades process and how teachers have worked tirelessly to ensure the best possible outcomes for their students this summer.
Jan Lefley and Susan Parish are Holiday Activities and Food Programme coordinators who talk us through how and why it’s so important to reach out to local families.
"This is a great opportunity for our new year 7 students to make friends, meet staff and find their way around the building."
Associate Principal Vicky Pinkney shares how her school will make the most of their exciting summer school plans to support pupils’ transition into secondary school.
I was really excited when I heard about the idea of summer schools, as I knew how much it would support pupils with the transition to secondary school. I hope this opportunity gives us a chance to give them a bit of optimism and excitement for the future!
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.