The third One Education Literacy Conference is going to be something special. Opening #LitConf18 will be Manchester’s own poet, Tony Walsh (aka Longfella), sharing his inspirational poems and discussing the work he does in schools.
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In school, the term is busy, exciting and filled with new beginnings for children and staff alike.
There seems to be a growing pressure on teachers in the end of each Key Stage to ensure that children do well in the current assessment system.
Trying to keep hold of our core beliefs can be difficult at times but by ensuring we revisit our vision and our purpose, we can help ourselves to focus on what really matters.
Look at this review on a belief on assessment for learning, an area that many practitioners are discussing at the moment.
Irlen’s syndrome, also known simply as ‘visual stress’, refers to a difficulty with visual processing which some readers appear to experience when confronted with black-on-white text.
But what is the solution? ...Do coloured overlays really help children with reading difficulties?
The start of the new academic year can be an exciting time for pupils and school staff; with a summer's worth of adventures to talk about and a year’s worth of learning to begin.
For pupils with historic poor attendance, the first days back in September will be very important. How can you hit those important attendance targets?
The new school year is a fresh start with new beginnings, remember that your vulnerable children and young people are now returning to a safe space. A place of support, care, empathy and sympathy – a place where YOU are there to help and support!
Does your school have a robust, relevant and useful safeguarding policy and are procedures in place?
Read our top tips for safeguarding.
"Working with schools to support the education of children is our privilege."
Trinity CE High School in Manchester identified that they needed to introduce penalty notices for attendance to ensure that their practice included all the measures available to them to support and encourage pupils to be in school and to enable them to use legislation where appropriate.