Caludon Castle has always been a diverse school, situated in the north of Coventry. It’s not an easy process for a school to look into itself and see if, and how, racism is a problem. The difficulty comes from the structural and societal racism that impacts all of us (particularly challenging for white people to recognise), but also from the uncomfortable ‘truths’ that might be brought forward. Particularly tough when the school perception previously was that we were doing things well!
The Romsey School share some reflections and practical advice on support for looked after children. After taking on a new role with responsibility for looked after children, Gabrielle Bradbeer undertook research in order to better understand the needs of looked after children and to gauge levels of awareness and knowledge amongst her colleagues. She shares the practical strategies that they have implemented.
Beatrice Merrick, CEO at Early Education, considers the importance of keeping the principle of the ‘unique child’ front and centre when navigating current challenges for Early Years pupils and will be exploring this further at later this month as a keynote speaker.
Maeve Quinn of The Douay Martyrs Catholic Secondary School uncovers the crucial aspects of metacognition and how they can be applied to any educational environment, to improve the ways learners monitor and purposefully direct their learning
In January this year, Lyfta launched their first ever CPD course on diversity, equity and inclusion. In this blog Anna Szpakowska, Professional Development Lead at Lyfta, shares the insights that were unearthed about how best to lead courageous conversations about race.
St John The Baptist School, Woking Over the last six years SJB has focused on developing and implementing a mastery approach for teachers to support their move towards a mastery curriculum. Through their work researching and trialling strategies for a Read in full