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School Ofsted Inspection Update Issue 9: March 2017 – The Headlines

Lesson observations When observing lessons and feeding back to teachers afterwards, inspectors must only use their observations during individual lessons to establish strengths and areas for improvement. They should not give the false impression that they have allocated a grade to the lesson. Clarification about eligibilty for short inspections. Pupil referral units, [...]

April 4th, 2017|

The Role of Class Learning Forums in Linking Values to Achievement – A Case Study

School: Dereham Church of England Junior Academy, Norfolk Headteacher: Neil Toplis Key Lead: Nick Wade   Dereham Church of England Junior Academy entered into partnership with EdisonLearning in September 2015. At that time it had judgements of RI from both Ofsted and SIAMS inspections. The first focus for the Learning Environment Key Lead was [...]

April 4th, 2017|

The European Regional Study Learning Unit

This Learning Unit has had slight adjustments made to it to recognise the referendum in Britain 2016. We remind teachers to take that into account. The geographical focus of this learning unit remains unchanged however some of the PSHE suggestions which look at the European Union have been prefaced:  PSHE Phase One In the [...]

March 31st, 2017|

Biographies in a Bag

Excerpt from Teacher Guidance to support writing a Biography in a Bag…   Biographies in a bag – the Principles for designing your own  Guide on the Side vs. Sage on the Stage  Biography in a Bag is an idea that has been developed to allow pupils to get to know the life and [...]

March 31st, 2017|

The Global Learning Programme

The Global Learning Programme have been in touch recently … Don’t miss out on this funding, school-led training and resources opportunity! Over 400 school-led networks have now been set up across the country for the Global Learning Programme (GLP), with over 6,000 schools registered so far. Led by hub schools known as Expert Centres, these [...]

March 31st, 2017|

Reviewing and Redesigning your Curriculum session – Bristol

With some time now elapsed since we had to take on and plan for the most recent National Curriculum (2013) we understand that many schools now find themselves in a situation where, having got to grips with English and mathematics they are turning their attention to the whole broader curriculum offering and want [...]

March 31st, 2017|

Congratulations to Sea Mills Primary

Congratulations to Sea Mills Primary in Bristol on their recent OFSTED inspection. Sea Mills Primary is one of the original 30 primaries who joined NAHT Aspire as part of the initial pilot programme. After completing the three year partnership, the school remained in a Continuing Partnership with Aspire. This involved continuing to work with [...]

March 15th, 2017|

Coasting schools and the NAHT Aspire Programme

What is a coasting school? Of course the starting point is the DfE data driven definition – a complex series of criteria over the last three years against changing thresholds and expectations. But what does this actually tell us? That teaching hasn’t been strong enough to achieve consistently good outcomes? [...]

March 9th, 2017|