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!
Interviewing for a new teaching role can be a stressful experience without the added complication of COVID-19. Teacher, Miles Schofield, shares what it was like being interviewed over skype and his top tips for other teachers.
Addison Brown, science teacher at Bedford High School in Leigh, shares his experience of juggling family life with the pressures of being a teacher during lockdown.
Head of English, Emma Booth, shares how she has managed the shift to remote education during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Janet Sheriff, headteacher at Prince Henry’s Grammar School, reflects on managing her school's response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
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?
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.
Economics teacher, Jamie Benson, counsels students after they receive their GCSE results. Find out what happened when one student didn’t get the grades he was expecting.
Developing a deep understanding of mathematical concepts among secondary pupils isn’t easy. Two teachers share the huge impact which the teaching for mastery programme has had on their pupils' mathematical knowledge.
Harpinder Singh, Assistant Headteacher at Washwood Academy in Birmingham, shares the story of how their school designed a knowledge rich curriculum through colloboration.