Martina Veale, Education Director at ASDAN, describes one school’s experience in making the daunting transition from primary to secondary school a smooth one.
Sue Williamson, SSAT’s CEO, introduces her Fighting for Deep Social Justice pamphlet and reflects on her enlightening visit to Manchester Communication Academy that demonstrated the impacts that teachers have on shaping deep social justice in schools.
The Learn Equality, Live Equal Team of the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) highlights the ways in which the Learn Equality, Live Equal programme is helping schools combat homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying.
Diana Whistance-Smith describes how teachers and students marching with SSAT in Pride in London encouraged them to show off their authentic selves and unite for inclusivity in schools.
SSAT’s Special Schools Summit in May highlighted many important topics that schools have been focusing on this year, particularly how to create employability by developing certain skills and curriculum. Diana Whistance-Smith reports.
Marie Ruddy, team leader for Citizenship, discusses the inclusive environment that Parliament Hill School has created to encourage every student to feel comfortable in their own skin.
Corinne Settle, senior education lead at SSAT, discusses the intricacies of the Embedding Formative Assessment programme and how the launch of the EFA Ambassador Network will help schools implement best practices.
Sarah Masters, Curriculum Librarian, Thomas Deacon Academy, highlights the importance of staying connected to literature even when schools close for the summer.
Uppingham Community College has had years of experience with SSAT’s EFA programme, and has been able to reshape its curriculum and outcomes as a result. Dave Anderson, Deputy Principal, reports.
SSAT’s Primary Network Conference on 12 June demonstrated how a focus on teacher and chill wellbeing significantly alters the learning landscapes and the goals that can be achieved by strategising in unique ways.