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.
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.
This week, SSAT’s latest publication, On Curriculum, explores the highly-anticipated curriculum revival that many schools and MATs are immersing themselves in. Head teachers and senior leaders weigh in on the revamping of curriculum over the past year.
SSAT senior education lead Colin Logan reveals findings from phase 3 of Ofsted’s review and the implications for school leaders
SSAT have captured some of the key questions provoked by a focus on curriculum intent in 4 pillars of principled curriculum design.
Tom Middlehurst asks us to remember that the real curriculum designers are practitioners – they have the biggest influence on the lives of young people.
Tom Middlehurst, Head of Public Affairs SSAT, writes… The final report of the Commission on Assessment without Levels was published yesterday, and offers six recommendations based on the Commission’s findings. The main body of the report consists of an explanation
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Paul Stock, Programme Coordinator for iNet Wales, summarises the key points from the recently-published Donaldson report.
Tom Middlehurst, Head of Research SSAT, writes… In the past few weeks I’ve observed a greater volume of discussion around the reality of ‘life after levels’, which will kick in this September: there is excitement, confusion, optimism and anxiety in
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