The Schools and Academies Show in April highlighted several issues that have been major concerns within the education industry. SSAT’s Diana Whistance-Smith highlights the key themes addressed and what may result in the future of education based on a few of the day’s panel discussions.
Alex Galvin, Senior Education Lead at SSAT, reflects on the leadership-based programmes and projects that she has successfully implemented into schools as well as her own work over the last decade.
The success of NPQML has been measured in the confidence and development of Tees Valley Education leaders. Emma Coupe, the trust’s improvement and development leader, spoke with SSAT to highlight their progress.
If you are setting aside time for your leadership team to work together this term, you might find one of SSAT’s self-review and planning tools useful, which are available for you and your team to use as part of your
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Six Caludon Castle year 10 students took part in a unique branding workshop hosted by SSAT, where they competed in teams to create the logo for this summer’s Aspirations Show in Manchester. Students were able to bring their ideas to life while also developing leadership and collaboration skills.
On 5 April, SSAT formally responded to the draft Ofsted framework, which is scheduled to be used in schools, colleges and other education providers from September 2019. SSAT does not formally represent members’ views, rather our response is informed by
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Katy Pautz, Lead Practitioner, Falinge Park High School, highlights the many impacts that teaching tier 2 vocabulary presents not only to students, but to teachers.
In this final report from the SSAT National Conference 2018, Claire Preston and Katy Parkinson, driving forces behind Lexonik, reflect on what originally prompted them to launch their innovative programme which improves literacy levels, and leads to greater achievement and attainment.
Planning her own dramatically different school, Charlotte Church addresses some challenging questions
Charlotte Church is much more than an entertainer and singer. She is in pursuit of launching her own school to redefine students’ ability to absorb information and learn creatively. Charlotte’s talk during SSAT’s National Conference details her intriguing plan to shape schooling.
In an effort to revive students’ interest in studying languages, Simon Holmes, principal of Melbourn Village College, discusses the unique approaches the school has explored to combat the increasingly low interest rate in this area of study.