SSAT has joined with 10 leading education bodies to urge the Government to re-think its plans to defund Applied General Qualifications, including BTECs and move to a binary system where students will have to choose between a binary academic or occupational route Post 16.
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.
Angelina Idun, Director at SSAT, considers how events over the last 12 months have influenced race equality work in our schools, and how we continue to drive this crucial work forward.
Sylvia King, Senior Education Lead at SSAT, reflects on the confirmation made by the DfE regarding the Early Careers Framework, and what you need to consider this term.
In this think piece, Michael Waites, teacher/ASC lead at Catcote Academy and SSAT Leadership Legacy Fellow, shares a student’s journey following his diagnosis with autism spectrum disorder
Angelina Idun, Director at SSAT, reflects on the first event in our Summer Series: What now for learners? An opportunity for leaders across the network to come together, take a step back, and look to the future.
Change needs to be led by the profession – join the conversation and lets redesign schooling, so that every child, whatever their ability or context, leaves school fully prepared to lead fulfilled and purposeful lives.
Developing a whole-school approach to deliver pastoral and transition support virtually during lockdown
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.
Sue Williamson, Chief Executive at SSAT, considers how our experiences throughout the pandemic can help create a positive shift in school culture to better support our students