Ofsted Confirms New Arrangements for Short Inspections

From: Ofsted Part of: Inspections Published: 5 December 2017 Changes will ensure short inspections are responsible interventions that minimise the burden on schools. A more supportive and collaborative approach to short inspections of good schools was announced by Ofsted today. The new arrangements are set out in Ofsted’s response to September’s consultation on changes to short inspections. [...]

2017-12-11T10:13:00+00:00 December 11th, 2017|

What should schools do to improve outcomes and life chances for their learners?

Life Lessons – Improving Essential Life Skills for Young People – Sutton Trust Report October 2017 The report focusses on the growing importance and impact of essential life skills, both in the work place and to improve life chances of young people. Essential life skills are grouped into five domains; self-control, self-perception, social skills, [...]

2017-11-14T08:49:48+00:00 November 14th, 2017|

Tim Rylands

We were very saddened to learn of the recent untimely death of a wonderful teacher and communicator Tim Rylands.  Well known to many of our partnership schools we were delighted to have Tim and Sarah Neild as the keynote presenters at our Celebrating Partnership Conference in London in July 2015. His theme was Tech [...]

2017-11-07T09:07:55+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|

NAHT Aspire Teaching and Leadership Innovation Fund

In February 2017, the DFE announced the launch of the Teaching and Leadership Innovation Fund (TLIF). We are pleased to announce that EdisonLearning and NAHT have been successful in our bid for funding from the programme. Our successful bid reinforces the theme of taking ownership of professional standards. It also supports our belief that [...]

2017-10-23T10:58:20+00:00 October 16th, 2017|

Congratulations to Oakham Church of England School

Oakham C of E school was subject to a full Ofsted inspection on 19th and 20th September and we are delighted to hear that the School has received a good judgement. The school has worked in partnership with NAHT Aspire since January 2017 and Executive Head Teacher, Steve Cox has developed a leadership and [...]

2017-10-12T08:50:14+00:00 October 12th, 2017|

NAHT Aspire – What it’s done for us

In the latest Edition of NAHT Leadership Focus we look back at the 3 years since the launch of NAHT Aspire and how the programme continues to evolve and deliver sustainable improvement for our partner schools and Trusts. The full article is below:

2017-10-04T09:57:39+00:00 October 4th, 2017|

We are hiring

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2017-10-16T14:44:13+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|

Reminder: Check your school’s data by 15th September

The performance tables data checking exercise is open until 5pm on Friday 15th September. Schools are asked to check their pupil level data and, if necessary, submit requests to amend the data on which their performance measures are calculated. You must submit confirmation of data even if you have no amendments to make. Any changes to [...]

2017-09-08T08:49:45+00:00 September 8th, 2017|

Sutton Trust Report June 2017 – Chain Effects 2017

The Sutton Trust in its fourth annual report on academy chains, Chain Effects 2017 – The impact of academy chains on low income students, reveals the continued lack of impact academy chains are having in turning around the low attainment levels of disadvantaged students, a stated aim of the original sponsored academies programme. In [...]

2017-07-21T14:34:15+00:00 July 21st, 2017|