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If primary and secondary leaders better understood each other’s phases, children would be better prepared for the move from key stage 2 to 3, says Allana Gay. School...
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An autism diagnosis doesn’t mean other special needs are being missed – it’s just the first step in the process, says Malcolm Reeve. Between 2010 and 2016 the...
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Forget the pap: kids should have access to good quality books to get them to read, says Katie Ashford. In the past I have gone to great lengths...
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Kids should be exposed to all kinds of books (and that includes Mills & Boon), says Joy Ballard. As a teacher, I know that instilling hard-to-reach and reluctant...
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As the debate rages once again between “traditional” and “progressive” curriculums, and between formal and informal methods of teaching, I wonder whether we are doomed to revisit these...
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The growing sense of a crisis in schools prompted his new book, says John Tomsett. It seems that a day does not pass without a new report on...
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This morning, results from this spring’s key stage 2 assessments were published for over 16,000 primary and special schools. These are important as they are the first school...
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It’s been a bumpy year, with school leaders left wondering who to watch for the next flurry of activity, says Matthew Clements-Wheeler. As I write this, my daughter...
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It hasn’t been easy, but Liam Collins is determined to keep “the positive energy up”. I wanted to be more positive this year. So I wrote a list,...
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Stuart Kime carefully picks out his favourite pieces of research for 2016. He enjoys them all, but the publishers of academic journals and the funding streams of higher...
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There have been a few low points, but champions for pupils with SEND still emerged this year, says Anita Kerwin Nye. Many of the same variables have impacted...