SSAT Leadership Legacy Fellow, Saba Syed-Marikar, throughout this think piece unpicks what motivates our students to progress and succeed, and whether choosing to study BTEC or A-level plays a part in this.
Education plays a crucial part in our society to achieve equity, not just equality, as well as social cohesion. After the death of George Floyd, Charlotte Nicholas, SSAT Leadership Legacy Fellow, focused her think piece around what, as an individual teacher – and school, could be done in order to achieve social justice through education.
Explaining the science behind teaching and revision, sharing several strategies, and demonstrating how to use these in context, SSAT Leadership Legacy Fellow, Hamda Sheikh, writes how revision for students can be transformed.
Georgina Wood, SSAT Leadership Legacy Fellow, writes in her think piece about the significance of developing two key areas within her school: form time and wellbeing. The focus of her research, coupled with the ‘pause’ the pandemic caused, lead to developing new strategies with measurable impact.
In his Think Piece, Tim Chow shares his school’s initial progress with improving inclusion and equality for all stakeholders in the wake of the Black Lives Matters protests in the market town of Ashbourne in the Derbyshire Dales.
Rachael Garvin, KS5 English Lead and SSAT Leadership Legacy Fellow writes in her Think Piece about how Central Foundation School is creating a culturally responsive curriculum. Rachel shares a series of “recovery lessons” which have provided students with the space to process the dramatic events of May 2020.
In his think piece submission for the SSAT Leadership Legacy Project, Steven Robinson, Head of Physical Education & Head of KS3 at Hope Academy, explains how a project originally designed to celebrate student success has successfully been adapted into a virtual pastoral programme which also supports transition between years 6 and 7.