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School Improvement

A Curriculum for All?

By Laura Lodge on


Curriculum is the hot topic of the moment. Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, has made it abundantly clear that the key focus for Ofsted’s new inspection framework will be how schools educate the whole child.

What is a good school curriculum? To try to answer this, we have to go back to basics. What do we want to teach children during their time at school?

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School Finance

Top tips for Renewals

By Claire Wells on

The financial year is quickly coming to an end. A school full of reenergised pupils and a pile of post on your desk, pulling out your renewals can sometimes seem like a huge task. In a world full of articles on procurement, it’s difficult to find the best way to do it. Here are some top tips to making it easier.

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Educational Psychology

Working with parents to manage children’s behaviour in the Early Years

By Frances Parker on

Early Years settings working in partnership with parents and carers is central to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). Educational Psychologists are involved in supporting the development of children at home and at school. As practice psychologists working with young children, we use psychological theory to underpin advice and support to parents and educational staff.

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Young People

Celebrating every young person's achievements

By Claire Carroll on

School after school has pictures of smiling youngsters on their websites, leaping into the air, clutching certificates. Individuals who have achieved exceptionally are often named and singled out for special praise.

The students we work with as educational psychologists often have a very different journey to the end of year 11. Read about the children who also deserve an acknowledgement of their battles, courage and personal victories!

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HR Support

Considerations for Christmas Parties

By Rachel Foster on

It is very important to plan your Christmas party to minimise the risk of staff misconduct, grievances and other HR issues, whilst of course encouraging your staff to relax and enjoy themselves in the festive season.

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Top Tips for Music Coordinators

By Jo Buckler on

The run up to Christmas is a busy time of year for any teacher. However, for the Primary Music Coordinator, it can be a particularly stressful time of year.

From writing, rehearsing and staging Christmas productions, arranging choir performances and end of term concerts... it’s no wonder music coordinators are feeling the strain!

Read our Top Tips for Music Coordinators

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