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Create a flexible tutoring model to maximise the academic impact of tuition

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The Bemrose School in Derby has pupils aged 3-19. They started delivering tutoring in October 2020 to compensate for lost learning during the pandemic. Executive headteacher, Neil Wilkinson encourages other schools to develop a flexible tutoring model that is responsive …

Supporting pupil’s learning and development through engagement with nature

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One of the objectives of the Department for Education’s Sustainability and Climate Change Strategy is to increase opportunities for children and young people to learn from and connect with nature and improve biodiversity in their schools. There are a number …

Four flexible ways to make ECF training work for you and your early career teachers

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The Early Career Framework (ECF) and sets out a framework of standards to help early career teachers succeed at the start their careers. In this blog, practitioners share how they support their early career teachers to apply the content of the provider-led training programmes to their school’s context. 

Improving wellbeing support for pupils through senior mental health lead training

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Charlotte Reed from Bosmere Junior School tells us about her experience of senior mental health lead training and how it’s helped improved her school's staff and pupil wellbeing support.

Supporting families and communities through the Holiday Activities and Food programme

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Tracey Cleverly, trust lead at the Learning Academy Partnership, shares how the Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme is helping provide support to its pupils and their families across the local community. As a trust, we know that children are …

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.