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Goodbye to my year 11s, from your very proud teacher

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Haili Hughes

Many students spend year 11 looking forward to their last weeks of school. As well as heralding the start of their GCSE examinations, there are other rites of passage that come with being a school leaver which they are far more excited about, such as leaver’s assemblies, hoodies, year books, shirt signing and of course, the all-important prom!

Leading by laptop: flexible working is happening in every school right now – what can we learn from this experience?

Headteacher, Sue Plant, has long been a champion of flexible working. But what has she learnt about working and leading flexibly while navigating the COVID-19 outbreak?

7 ways we’re maintaining bubbles to continue learning

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3 pupils working at desk wearing face coverings - Star Academies

As schools head into the summer term, Chief Executive of Star Academies, Hamid Patel, shares the protective measures his schools have taken to successfully minimise the number of pupils and staff isolating when an outbreak occurs, while ensuring all pupils and staff are safe.