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We know how vital reading is for children. The National Literacy Trust has published a wealth of research into the benefits of reading. Some of their recent findings have been; Children and young people who read daily are four times more likely to read above the level expected for their age compared with their peers […]

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There is an adage which resurfaces every once in a while which goes along the lines of “If you think education is expensive try ignorance”, something most us would agree is true. Right now, school training budgets are tight, staff workload is a genuine issue and a canny budget holder also has to factor in […]

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Ask any teaching professional about their pupils and, odds on, they’ll be able to tell you whether they are on-track to achieve expected standards. So using that as a basis of an assessment system seems like a good idea, and that’s the concept underlying Point in Time Assessment (PITA). The basis of PITA is judging […]

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Regardless of a school’s chosen approach, the process of assessment results in comparable outcomes. Put simply, with a pool of meaningful assessment information, schools are able to explain the impact of their teaching. They can classify pupils by attainment. They can evaluate progress. But there is a nuance to this process that can be overlooked […]

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Outdoor Classroom Day On 23 May, schools in the UK and Ireland are invited to participate in the global event, Outdoor Classroom Day. We all know and understand the benefits of getting learners active and providing opportunities to interact with their environment. The day represents a global campaign to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and […]

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My first post in this series introduced the draft Ofsted Framework for 2019 and looked at the first of the three I’s that Ofsted will use to inform their new ‘quality of education’ judgement – intent. The second blog looked at the second ‘I’ – implementation. This final piece investigates impact – the outcomes that […]

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