No grades, but high value

An insight into Bridgwater College Academy’s system of lesson observation in which the teacher being observed sets the criteria for the observation.

Putting students at the centre

Sue Williamson, Chief Executive SSAT, writes… I am very fortunate to visit many schools and to see some of the amazing work that is going on. There are so many outstanding, dedicated teachers, who are providing challenge, rigour and enjoyment
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Knowing what is important

by Sue Williamson, CEO Since the start of the spring term, I have been fortunate to visit over a dozen schools. All in different parts of the country and with different intakes. However, the schools all have one thing in
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Why educate?

Sue Williamson, Chief Executive SSAT, writes… Why educate? is the title of the first chapter in Dylan Wiliam’s pamphlet – Redesigning Schooling – 3: Principled curriculum design – in which he discusses the purpose of education. Dylan believes there are
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