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Our school membership packages & extensive range of CPD for teachers offers practical schools-led advice and innovative, longer term strategies.

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Current advice and ideas from SSAT members and advisers.

A blog to Finnish the week

What lessons can England learn from Finland’s hugely successful education system? Should they be applied to an English context at all?
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Hanson Academy’s zero tolerance approach around uniform: the inside story and lessons learned from using the media as a mirror for the community

Liz Churton, Principal of Hanson Academy, gives the inside story of the recent media coverage surrounding the Academy’s uniform policy.
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Why can kids pass tests, but then fail in life?

SSAT’s Head of Research, Tom Middlehurst, argues that students will never be sufficiently equipped for life without an improvement in assessment practices.
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Join SSAT as a member and we can help you become outstanding – in every sense of the word.  Tailor-made packages are available for primary, secondary and special schools.

Each one offers opportunities to raise the bar by collaborating with other schools, to increase the knowledge you need to get to the next level and to give your school the national recognition and voice it deserves.   

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