EFA improving student learning at Boston High School

Boston High School in Lincolnshire has enjoyed a successful first year undertaking the Embedding Formative Assessment EFA programme, at the end of which staff were asked to both review the impact individually, in their Teacher Learning Communities (TLC), and in their subject in departmental groups.

Welfare packages: Supporting our vulnerable families

This document is a reflective blog of how I am trying to create a supportive and empathetic community at Farlingaye High School. This is because when students leave our community, they will take these qualities with them and help others.

Broadening Horizons

Recently our CEO Sue Williamson met with Nick Chambers at Education and Employers, and learnt about their new three-minute video which shows children having fun, learning and being inspired. It’s what education is all about.

Global Equality Collective

The Global Equality Collective (GEC) is the world’s biggest grassroots collective of inclusion and well-being experts and creator of the multi-award winning, ‘GEC Platform’, the first hyper-diversity framework and platform for education.

The Afro Caribbean Society at Bexley Grammar School

Bexley Grammar School’s Afro Caribbean Society (ACS) was started in 2018 by a group of year 12 girls who suggested setting up the ACS as a student-led society. In its initial form they ran meetings one lunchtime a week and took turns bringing different home-made food along to a discussion group.

SSAT secures DfE and Education Endowment Foundation funding to raise student achievement with significantly subsidised places on the Embedding Formative Assessment (EFA) programme

The Schools, Students and Teachers Network (SSAT) is proud to announce that it has successfully secured a third year of funding from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) through the Department for Education’s (DfE) Accelerator Fund. Significantly subsidised places are available for 150 state funded schools with a secondary phase in England.

We need to talk about racism

Safiya Raqib and Helen Drought are Diversity and Inclusion leads at Waddesdon C of E Secondary School. The school recently achieved the RACE Charter Mark Silver Award. The RACE Charter Mark delivered by Fig Tree International and awarded by SSAT recognises schools wishing to demonstrate their commitment to action and improvement in relation to race equality in all aspects of their work.

Women in leadership and education – Danielle Lewis-Egonu

Danielle Lewis-Egonu is deputy CEO for the Golden Thread Alliance, a newly formed multi academy trust. Danielle is also a member of SSAT’s primary network steering group. Here are Danielle’s reflections on the theme of women in leadership and education.

Celebrating diversity through human stories

As educators, we have a responsibility to provide a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students, as well as a well-rounded education that prepares them for the diverse, complex and interconnected world they will encounter.