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Ofsted’s recently published inspection report highlights the strength of leadership as a key factor in ‘bringing about the rapid improvement in pupils’ standards and securing significant improvements in the quality of leadership and teaching and to pupils’ learning’. To read the report, click here. Wellesley Park Primary School is a member of the Collaborative Academies [...]
Enthusiastic endorsement from head teachers further strengthens EdisonLearning’s position as the country’s premier provider of school improvement services. The outcomes of EdisonLearning’s seventh annual head teacher survey have been released today. The survey, which is conducted as part of the company’s ISO9001 accredited quality management system, provides a detailed perspective [...]
Read about the impact of the NAHT Aspire programme in the latest edition of Leadership Focus Click here to read from page 40 or view below:
Congratulations to the staff, pupils and governors at St Michael’s Primary Academy in Exeter who have received an Outstanding judgement from Ofsted. In a report published on the 7th September, inspectors praised the school for the progress made since its formation in 2013 and for the outstanding achievements of its pupils. St Michaels’s has worked [...]
Assessment needs to be effective in assessing pupil’s journey through the school curriculum. It shouldn’t be designed to fit an ‘idea’ of what a school thinks an inspector wants to see. Inspectors will use the following to judge the effectiveness of assessment and whether it is having an impact on pupil’s learning: Lesson observations Pupil’s [...]
The new National Curriculum Tests will be at the forefront of your minds as the new school year begins. The sooner you have a clear picture of what will be expected of your pupils in Y2 and Y6 at the end of this year, the sooner you will be able to prepare them to be [...]
Kingsthorpe College in Northampton, a member of the Collaborative Academies Trust is thrilled to have been awarded Secondary School of the Year at this year’s County Education and Youth Ambition Awards. Sponsored by the Northamptonshire Telegraph and the Northampton Chronicle and Echo the awards are in their 7th year of acknowledging the great work that [...]
Read the NAHT’s comments on the government’s coasting schools announcement here.
Congratulations to all the staff and pupils at East Borough Primary School in Kent, St Georges Primary School in Bristol, Bursted Green Primary School in West Sussex and Temple Sutton Primary School in Southend-on-Sea who have all received Good judgements from Ofsted in the past few weeks. “Through training and participation in a research project, [...]