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.
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.
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.
Tom Middlehurst, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, SSAT, discusses the rationale behind the government’s failure to address homophobic riots in Birmingham.
Patrick Ferguson, principal of Hope Academy, St. Helens, reflected on the incredible turnaround the academy has made thanks to focusing on key factors for school improvement. Patrick’s tips for success will be shared during his presentation at the upcoming School Improvement Show on June 26.
Emma Fay, Schools and Colleges manager of Just Like Us, highlights the unique approach that the charity has adopted in order to positively influence and change LGBT+ curriculum and educational outcomes.