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Ofsted framework Ofsted School Improvement
26 Nov 2019

How Important Are SIPs and SEFs in the New Ofsted Framework?

School Improvement Plans (SIPs) and Self Evaluation Forms (SEFs) have been around for a while. When done well, they give unparalleled insights ...

Author: Ben Greenwood

School Technology School Management Digital Literacy School Improvement
26 Jul 2019

How Technology is Transforming School Attendance

The introduction of technology in schools has revolutionised many aspects of a teacher’s job, from homework to behavioural policy. Attendance is ...

Author: Ben Greenwood

Mental Health Student Wellbeing School Culture School Improvement
15 Jul 2019

How Having a Wellbeing Policy Makes Students Better Learners

As the number of mental health issues in schools continue to rise, so too does the importance of a well-considered wellbeing policy. In order to ...

Author: Ben Greenwood

Teacher Wellbeing Student Wellbeing School Improvement
25 Apr 2019

Supporting Student Wellbeing in Schools

Wellbeing, by definition, is the state of being comfortable, healthy or happy - in education student wellbeing is fundamental to successful ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

Leadership CPD Blog Teacher Wellbeing Student Wellbeing School Improvement
03 Jan 2019

School Improvement: Where to Focus Efforts

Improvement is at the top of every school leader’s agenda, which is why creating a detailed and well thought out SIP is ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

Teacher Wellbeing School Improvement
19 Dec 2018

The Cost of Poor Teacher Wellbeing

There’s an abundance of literature regarding the importance of positive teacher wellbeing and the impact negative wellbeing can ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

Mental Health Teacher Wellbeing School Culture School Improvement
30 Nov 2018

The Importance of Teacher Wellbeing

Looking after your teachers’ wellbeing is one of the most important things you can do as a school leader.

Author: Bethany Spencer

Leadership CPD Blog School Improvement
04 Jun 2015

Leadership and Learning are Indispensable to Each Other

John F. Kennedy was a leader with an arsenal full of motivating speeches that inspired a nation when he was President and continue to inspire us ...

Author: Bethany Spencer