In the last week, schools should have received confirmation as to whether an external moderation visit will take place for either KS1 or KS2 assessments. Although moderation can be seen as stressful, the process is supportive and worthwhile...
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Laura Lodge is a literacy specialist who has experience working across the primary phase.
Before joining One Education, Laura was Literacy Lead and Key Stage Two Leader at a primary school in Manchester. She led wide-ranging training opportunities for a range of cluster schools and developed the teaching and assessment of the new primary curriculum for English.
Laura now provides bespoke training, support and development on all aspects of the English national curriculum to schools across the North West. Laura supports staff within the classroom with planning, teaching and assessment, as well as facilitating moderation and the implementation of CPD. She leads training on subjects including the PICC (Predict, Interrogate, Capture and Create) text-based approach to Literacy and creative ways to teach SPaG. Laura also supports schools with subject audits, developing whole school action plans and embedding initiatives such as the One Education Reading Award.
Laura Lodge has written 14 posts
On 26 April, the Public Accounts Committee published their most recent report on ‘Capital Funding for Schools’. The report’s remit was to evaluate the Department for Education’s use of funding for new schools and the creation of additional places in existing educational settings.
This week, Ofsted published their latest school inspection update. Alongside welcoming the new HMCI, Amanda Spielman, and her vision for Ofsted as “a force for improvement”; the update also provides inspectors with key information which will impact upcoming inspections.