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7 04, 2016

Schools ‘running on empty’ hit by deprivation funding changes

2019-11-10T13:05:57+00:00In the News|Comments Off on Schools ‘running on empty’ hit by deprivation funding changes

The government has frequently repeated its commitment to protecting funding for schools and to improving the life chances of disadvantaged pupils. So one headteacher in a deprived part of the country was shocked, a fortnight ago, to find a £250,000 hole in her budget. After some [...]

21 02, 2016

Five things you need to know about changes to primary assessment

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An overview of upcoming changes being made to primary assessment by the Department for Education: 1. Setting a higher bar DfE want to see all children leaving primary school with a good standard of reading, writing and maths. Previous expectations for children were too low. The new [...]

29 11, 2015

Google Phishing Email

2015-11-29T14:53:57+00:00In the News|Comments Off on Google Phishing Email

These emails are not legitimate. Do not click the link within the email or fill out the details. If you have.... change your Google ID password immediately It been confirmed by Google to us that it is a phishing email. Even the word inconvenience is spelt incorrectly    Google [...]

18 11, 2015

Countryside Classroom

2019-11-10T13:05:58+00:00In the News|Comments Off on Countryside Classroom

I recently came across Countryside Classroom which was launched by a partnership of various countryside organisations. The site hopes to educate schoolchildren about food, farming and the natural environment. Teachers can browse its huge collection of activity packs, information and lesson plans. Countryside Classroom provides a [...]

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