Keep in touch with EdisonLearning and NAHT Aspire

Due to the recent GDPR regulations, we are required to seek your permission to be included in our emailing list. Keep up to date with termly Curriculum Newsletters and the latest news / updates from EdisonLearning and NAHT Aspire. Many of you have already resubscribed to this list but if you are yet to do so you [...]

2018-06-20T10:05:51+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

Congratulations to Eyres Monsell Primary School

Congratulations to Eyres Monsell Primary School in Leicester for obtaining their first ‘Good’ Ofsted grading following an inspection to the school on 22nd - 23rd May 2018. Eyres Monsell Primary has been part of the fully funded DfE NAHT Aspire TLIF programme for 4 months. The school is currently in Phase 2 of the programme as [...]

2018-06-19T14:37:47+00:00 June 19th, 2018|

Congratulations to Boughton Leigh Junior School

Congratulations to Boughton Leigh Junior School in Rugby for retaining their 'Good' Ofsted grading following a short inspection to the school on 25 April 2018. Boughton Leigh Junior has been part of the NAHT Aspire Partner School Programme since summer 2016. ‘Vision and values a strength - I have ASPIRE to thank for that as [...]

2018-06-11T09:42:45+00:00 June 11th, 2018|

Successful BSI ISO 9001 Annual Assessment

We are pleased to report on the success of our recent BSI ISO 9001 assessment, having now successfully retained the accreditation for 11 years.The objective of the assessment was to conduct a surveillance assessment, following our last successful ISO 9001 re-accreditation. The BSI assessor’s aim was to look for positive evidence to ensure that elements [...]

2018-05-09T08:58:23+00:00 May 9th, 2018|

NAHT Aspire Peer Review Taster Sessions

The NAHT is establishing Aspire Peer Review as the leading format for peer review for schools. Every school has great practice to share, and all schools can benefit from effective collaboration with colleagues in their local area and beyond. NAHT Aspire is based on this principle of partnership working; it supports schools to work more [...]

2018-05-08T08:37:19+00:00 May 8th, 2018|

Consultation outcome – Primary assessment in England

On 11th April the DfE published “Primary Assessment in England and Wales”, which sets out the intentions for assessment to be implemented in all schools by the end of 2020. Key points to note are: NFER has been awarded the contract to design and deliver a new baseline assessment. The Reception Baseline [...]

2018-04-18T08:47:59+00:00 April 18th, 2018|

Changes to the school inspection window

Ofsted have made changes to the inspection time frames with the following effective immediately, they are: extending the usual timeframe within which good schools receive a short inspection from approximately 3 to 4 years. The maximum period in which Ofsted would return remains the statutory 5 years from the end of the academic [...]

2018-04-17T10:49:07+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

Best Value for Outstanding School Improvement

We all know that money is in short supply so how do you get best value from your school improvement plans? Simple, NAHT Aspire… With ever increasing financial and performance pressures the NAHT Aspire programme delivers outstanding value to schools and commissioning bodies. For example, the cost to a Local Authority of converting a [...]

2018-03-19T15:48:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|

Congratulations to Girlington Primary School in Bradford

Congratulations to Girlington Primary School in Bradford, who have retained their grading of “Good” in their recent Ofsted inspection. The Inspection report observed: “The inspection team recognised the deep commitment to every child and family - This is because you are resolute in your ambition for them all to be successful learners who achieve [...]

2018-03-15T08:30:35+00:00 March 14th, 2018|

Congratulations to Great Linford Primary School

Congratulations to Great Linford Primary School in Milton Keynes, who have retained their grading of “Good” in their recent Ofsted inspection. The inspection team recommended a Section 5 inspection next time, as they judged that “the school is improving towards outstanding.” Great Linford joined the Milton Keynes NAHT Aspire network in May 2015. Headteacher, [...]

2018-03-01T08:38:32+00:00 March 1st, 2018|